Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath will meet Governor Lalji Tandon this morning three days after 22 Congress MLAs resigned, pushing the state authorities into disaster. The resignations had been adopted by former union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia’s high-profile crossover from the Congress to the BJP.
The ruling celebration may additionally search postponement of meeting session, which was scheduled to start subsequent week (March 16), amid coronavirus scare.
The 11 am assembly between Mr Nath and Governor Lalji Tandon, who returned to Bhopal final night time after a Holi trip, comes as deadline nears for insurgent MLAs to seem earlier than Assembly Speaker Narmada Prasad Prajapati and submit their resignations.
Mr Prajapati had issued notices to 13 of 22 Congress MLAs, together with six ministers, who resigned on Tuesday, asking them to seem earlier than him on Friday and Saturday. Speaking to NDTV, NP Prajapati had stated the MLAs must submit their resignation letters in individual.
“As per the law, those resigning will have to first appear before the Speaker personally, after which only I will look into the available evidences/facts before deciding as per merits of the case,” he stated.
Mr Scindia – as soon as near the Gandhis – resigned from the Congress on Tuesday, practically 20 years after he joined the celebration. He joined the BJP the following day.
Ahead of his exit, 19 MLAs – his loyalists – had been flown to Bengaluru in BJP-ruled Karnataka. Many of them have reportedly expressed reluctance to affix the BJP.
As the ruling Congress makes determined makes an attempt to achieve the legislators in Bengaluru, it has additionally filed petitions earlier than the speaker, searching for their disqualification.
The Congress has 120 MLAs in Madhya Pradesh, 4 greater than the bulk mark of 116 within the 230-member meeting. If the resignations of 22 MLAs are accepted, the bulk mark will fall to 104. This will make it simpler for the BJP – with 107 MLAs – to stake declare to energy.
Both the events have stepped up efforts to protect their flock. While Congress has moved 94 MLAs to Jaipur, the BJP has moved 102 MLAs to a five-star resort in Gurgaon.
Meanwhile, Mr Scindia, who was nominated by the BJP for one of many two Rajya Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh quickly after he joined the celebration on Wednesday, will file his nomination right now.