Bhaskar News | Last Modified - Nov 11, 2011, 12:24 AM IST
Jodhpur: All India Confederation of SC/ST Organisation on Thursday sought resignation of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot after a CD, allegedly showing state minister Mahipal Maderna in compromising position with missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, was aired by a TV channel.
In a joint statement, Secretary of the confederation Vishram Meena and four others said the state government has been trying to protect Maderna for long in the case. “Gehlot government has no morale right to stay in power, said Meena.
The confederation also sough immediate arrest of Maderna who was quizzed by the CBI earlier in the day over his alleged involvement in the disappearance of Bhanwari Devi. The questioning may continue Friday.
"The questioning is likely to continue tomorrow (Friday). He has assured us of full cooperation and has given some valuable information regarding the case," said a CBI official in Delhi.
Bhanwari Devi had gone missing from Jodhpur's Bilara area since September 1. On October 16, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot sacked Maderna from the cabinet over allegations that he had a role in her disappearance as she was blackmailing him on the basis of the CD.