All six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs changed sides and joined the Congress ruled CM Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan in the late hours on September 16.
In a severe jolt to Mayawati, the six BSP MLAs have forwarded their decision to the state Assembly Speaker CP Joshi. Now, the Congress majority in the Rajasthan Assembly becomes 119 MLAs.
The six MLAs are Joginder Singh Awana, Deepchand Kheria, Rajendra Singh Gudha, Lakhan Singh, Wajib Ali and Sandeep Kumar.
The newly joined Congress MLAs said they want to work for the development of the state and fight against communal forces.