The report compiled by ADR on the basis of RTI evaluates the performance of MLAs in the Legislative Assembly. The report claims that the attendance of CM along with home minister Gulabchand Kataria, PHED minister Yunus Khan and tribal area development minister Nandlal Meena during Assembly sittings was zero. Elaborating, Anil Verma, national coordinator of ADR, said that it appears that these leaders may not have registered their attendance in the Assembly.
The report also suggests that issues like violence against women, atrocities against Dalits and minorities and mob lynching were ignored in the Assembly. The ADR has prepared the report in association with S R Abhiyan and Rajasthan Election Watch and was released at Pink City Press Club.
Interestingly, out of the 42,452 questions asked in 11 sittings of the Assembly, 3,325 and 2,970 were related to education and healthcare respectively. Renuka Pamecha, coordinator of Rajasthan Election Watch said, "Questions related to crime and mob lynching were blatantly ignored in the Assembly".
Ex-CM Gehlot mum
Former chief minister Ashok Gehlot has not asked a single question during the 11 sittings of the Assembly. Nikhil Dey of S R Abhiyan slammed Gehlot and said, "Gehlot as an elected MLA from Sardarpura, Jodhpur should have asked questions. Instead, he never misses any opportunity to question Raje government through his social media accounts".
The report reveals his dismal appearance in the assembly as he attended just 25 days out of 139 days of proceedings in 11 sittings.