Madhya Pradesh Leader Minister Kamal Nath and Congress MLAs flashed smiles and victory indicators as they entered the meeting for the beginning of a consultation that can see his govt collapsing in a ground check.
Kamal Nath has written to Governor Lalji Tandon, announcing that it “does no longer lie throughout the area of the Governor to intervene with the purposes of the Speaker”.
The Governor had requested the Speaker to carry a ground check on Monday after the resignation of 22 Congress MLAs unswerving to Jyotiraditya Scindia final week has introduced the 15-month-old Kamal Nath govt getting ready to cave in.
On Sunday, the state cupboard had requested Leader Minister Kamal Nath to take a choice at the factor, contending that the letter via the Governor holds no constitutional validity as he can not direct the state meeting.
In case the federal government does no longer start up the problem, the opposition can transfer a “no self assurance movement” towards the federal government. After a gathering with the Governor that ran previous nighttime, Mr Nath advised newshounds that the Speaker would take a choice on lately’s vote casting.
In his letter, Mr Nath mentioned to the Governor: “The Governor can not require the Speaker to discharge his purposes within the way he considers constitutionally suitable.”
The Congress has 108 MLAs within the Area, and the beef up of 7 allied legislators. If the resignations of all 22 MLAs are authorised, the Congress’s energy will come method beneath the brand new majority mark of 104, and the BJP, with 107 MLAs, can shape govt.
Leader Minister Kamal Nath’s govt to start with had 120 MLAs – simply 4 over the bulk mark of 116 within the 230-member meeting.