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'No desire for any post': Sachin Pilot calls truce after meeting with Gandhis, says wanted self-respect to remain intact

DNA Monday, 10 August 2020
Pilot, who was sacked as deputy CM and as state unit chief, said he has no desire for any post and just wanted the self-respect to remain intact. His statement came after a meeting with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and announcement of a three-member panel by party chief Sonia Gandhi.
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