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“Only after our No.1 and No.2 order, MP govt will fall in 24 hours”: BJP MLA

Kamal Nath

Bhopal | Hours after the Congress-JDS government in Karnataka lost the trust vote, dark clouds have now emerged on the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

BJP MLA and leader of the opposition in the Madhya Pradesh assembly, Gopal Bhargav has raised a signaled to such an event. Speaking to News Agency ANI, Bhagrav said, If number 1 (PM Modi) and number 2 (Amit Shah) orders, the Kamal Nath government won’t survive more than 24 hours.

Replying to Bhargav’s statement, CM Kamal Nath said, ” Your number 1 and number 2 are quite smart If you want you can pass a no-confidence motion against our government.”

The Congress-JDS government in Karnataka collapsed on Tuesday after the confidence motion moved by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy was defeated in the assembly, ending his 14-month-long turbulent tenure.

The turmoil reached the climax after dramatic twists and turns that saw the MLAs of rival camps being corralled in resorts and hotels, allegations of bribery, rebel lawmakers knocked the doors of the Supreme Court to decide on the issues of a whip, floor test and governor’s intervention.

Sixteen MLAs — 13 from the Congress and three from the JD(S) — had resigned, while Independent MLAs R Shankar and H Nagesh had withdrawn their support to the coalition government, pushing it to the precipice.

One Congress member Ramalinga Reddy retracted from his decision to resign, saying he would support the government.

Capping a three-week-long high-voltage intense power struggle triggered by a raft of resignations by rebel lawmakers that pushed the government to the brink of collapse, the motion in the Karnataka Assembly was defeated with 99 members voting for the motion and 105 against it.

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