Following a complaint by the BJP against Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker NP Prajapati, Governor Lalji Tandon has suggested that he quit his post.
Bhopal| Citing a no-confidence motion moved by the BJP in the Madhya Pradesh assembly secretariat against the Speaker, the Governor has asked him to take it (motion) upon priority when the session is convened. “Until the no-confidence motion is decided by the house, I expect you to work in accordance with the constitution, assembly rules and morality by studying the legality of every subject,’ the Governor stated in the letter addressed to Prajapati.
The Speaker and Principal Secretary (Assembly) A P Singh did not respond to calls made by The Indian Express. After Chief Minister Kamal Nath stepped down before facing a trust vote on Friday, the Speaker had adjourned the assembly sine die.
Following a complaint by the BJP against Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker NP Prajapati, Governor Lalji Tandon has suggested that he quit his post and honouring the tradition that requires a speaker to resign in the event of the party that chose him loses power.
(Inputs from the Indian Express)
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