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New Delhi [India], Jan 12 (ANI): The BJP MLAs of Rajasthan will elect their leader on Sunday. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and BJP General Secretary Arun Singh will be present as observers at the election of BJP's legislature party leader, who will be the Leader of Opposition in the Vidhan Sabha.

"Union Minister Prakash Javadekar and BJP General Secretary Arun Singh will be present as observers in the BJP legislature party meeting in Rajasthan tomorrow," tweeted Anil Baluni, BJP spokesperson and Rajya Sabha member on Saturday.

In the recently concluded Assembly election in Rajasthan, Rahul Gandhi led Congress party bagged 99 seats out of a total of 199 and wrested power from the BJP in the state.

Rajasthan Assembly has 200 seats, but election on one seat was put off due to the demise of one of the candidates.

On December 17 last year, Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot took oath as Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively. Their swearing-in ceremony was attended by many senior Congress leaders including party president Rahul Gandhi. (ANI)

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