Ruling Congress upped the ante in the middle of the political impasse in Rajasthan on Monday, with its legislative wing urging President Ram Nath Kovind to intervene over the governor’s delay in calling an assembly session.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehloalso reached out to PM Narendra Modi and discussed the political situation in the state.

The memorandum to the President came on a day governor Kalraj Mishra said he could call an assembly if the state gave a 21-day notice.

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