New Delhi: Alleging continuous negligence from the party, Congress MLAs from Madhya Pradesh Hardeep Singh Dang on Thursday evening tendered his resignation from the post of MLA. He has sent his letter of resignation to Assembly Speaker NP Prajapati. Also Read - BJP's Behaviour More Worrying Than Coronavirus: Ashok Chavan on Madhya Pradesh Drama
In his resignation letter, he has mentioned that though he got people’s mandate for a second time, still he is being ignored by the party leadership in the state. In the letter, he also mentioned that none of the ministers is ready to continue as they find the present government as corrupt. Also Read - BJP With Help of Mafias Trying to Destabilise Congress Govt in Madhya Pradesh: Kamal Nath
He was one of the 10 MLAs who were allegedly taken away by the BJP to bring down the government in Madhya Pradesh.
Alleging horse-trading, Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh earlier stated that the BJP was offering a huge amount of money to its MLAs to purchase them.
Issuing a statement, the Congress later stated that it had conducted a late-night operation and had rescued six of the MLAs from a hotel in Gurgaon.
Hardeep Dang, Raghuraj Kansana, Bisahulal Singh and Independent member Shera Bhaiya were still missing despite the rescue operation of the Congress. It was earlier beleibed that the MLAs have been staying at a five-star hotel in Karnataka.
However, the BJP has denied the Congress’ allegation that the saffron party was trying to poach its MLAs to bring down the Kamal Nath government.
In a late-night drama in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress on Tuesday claimed that the opposition BJP took eight MLAs to a hotel in Haryana as part of a conspiracy to topple the Congress government.
Holding a press conference on Thursday morning, the Congress claimed that the BJP had abducted 14 MLAs to bring down its government in Madhya Pradesh.
In the 230-member Assembly, the Congress has 114 MLAs, followed by the BJP with 107. The simple majority mark is 116.
Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said he has not received any letter from the Congress MLA and said he wont be able to comment anything on the matter as he does not have any letter from him.
“I have received information about Hardeep Singh Dang’s resignation. I have not yet received any letter from him or discussed the matter in person. Until I meet him personally, making comments over it will not be appropriate,” Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said.