TDP, Congress, Left to support YSR Congress' 'No Confidence Motion' in LS

Randolph Lopez
March 18, 2018

He recalled that Narendra Modi, the then Prime Ministerial candidate, in his public meetings in Andhra Pradesh, had emphatically assured the people that he would give special category status as well as help the state build a capital city much better than Delhi. He asked his partymen to be one in facing the BJP challenge.

The Trinamool Congress, with 34 Lok Sabha members, welcomed the motion.

A letter explaining the reasons for the alliance with BJP in the first place, what was expected and what happened in the last four years will also be sent to all coalition partners of NDA, he said. With the BJP alone having 274 members in the 536-member Lok Sabha and enjoying support of allies, the no-confidence motion, if accepted, is likely to be defeated but it has the potential to put the saffron party in a tight corner in the state.

BJP lost to SP in both Gorakhpur and Phulpur, the Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh vacated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and by his Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya respectively when they were elected to the legislative council. As the request from the Chair did not yield the desired result, the Speaker adjourned the House till Monday.

The Government exuded confidence that it has the numbers to ride out the crisis with the BJP terming the decision by Andhra Pradesh's ruling party to quit the NDA "inevitable".

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On its part, the Sena dropped subtle hints that the time may not yet have come to do a TDP on the NDA. The current situation warrants such action to save the country from disaster.

And other bloc of opposition camp, parties like Trinamool are trying to take the lead to attack BJP.

The choice comes against the scenery of the Center not just declining to concede a unique classification status to Andhra Pradesh, however Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley going ahead to completely preclude any such probability. While members from TRS were wearing pink ones, those from TDP were seen with yellow stoles. But he added that there still was time for the Centre to implement the Supreme Court decision on setting up a Cauvery river management board. But these 41 include 18 from sulking Shiv Sena that has still not said which way it will vote. Nearly 11 parties are with him now to support against Modi.

Soon after papers and reports were laid during the Zero Hour, Mahajan said she has received a notice for no-confidence motion. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the government is ready to face any such challenge on the floor of the house. We had to pull our ministers out of cabinet.

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