MP Political Crisis: About 90 MLAs of the ruling party Congress in Madhya Pradesh returned to the capital Bhopal from Jaipur on a special flight on Saturday and all were lodged in a hotel amid tight security arrangements. Congress MLAs who have reached Bhopal have been stopped at the Marriott Hotel. Kantilal Bhuria of the party has said that we have more than 112 MLAs.
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It is being told that all the Congress MLAs arrived at Raja Bhoj Airport around eleven o’clock. He is then seated in buses and sent to a hotel in the MP Nagar area. Along with the legislators, many state Congress officials are also seen. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Kamal Nath is engaged in his strategy with his senior leaders and ministers. A cabinet meeting will also be held shortly. The Congress has issued the whip for its MLAs on Saturday evening.
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Amid the political turmoil in Madhya Pradesh, Congress MLAs were sent from Bhopal to Jaipur in a special plane about four to five days ago. Congress MLAs have been brought here in view of the important budget session starting from Monday. However, Jyotiraditya Scindia, who has left the Congress and joined BJP, has about 20 MLAs and leaders still in Bangalore.
BJP issues whip for MLAs
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday issued a whip for its MLAs in view of the budget session of Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly starting on Monday. The whip issued by Dr. Narottam Mishra, the chief whip of the BJP Legislature Party, directed the party MLAs to be present during the entire proceedings of the House in the entire session of the Assembly starting on Monday.
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And compulsorily vote in favor of the BJP party during the floor test (majority test). The Governor has written a letter to the Chief Minister asking him to prove his majority in the House after his address on Monday. Around one hundred BJP MLAs are currently staying in a hotel in the NCR region near Delhi.
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