New Delhi: A day after strong speculations, hectic parleys over the future of the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Union Home Minister Amit Shah accompanied him. Also Read - From Dropping Congress Reference on Twitter to Subtly Support Article 370 Move, Jyotiraditya Has Been Simmering For Long
There were reports of Jyotiraditya being lured by the BJP. The royal scion has been upset for quite some time over the Madhya Pradesh Congress Chief post. Currently, CM Kamal Nath holds the post. It’s not clear whether he would be placated by the Congress state chief post or he would be made the Congress’s Rajya Sabha ticket. Also Read - After Kamal Nath's 'Toh Utar Jayein' Retort, Jyotiraditya Scindia Reiterates Will 'Hit The Streets'
“I won’t let those forces succeed which are creating instability with mafia’s help. My biggest strength is trust and love of people of MP. I won’t let those forces succeed which are creating instability in the government — a government created by people of Madhya Pradesh,” Kamal Nath said on Monday. Also Read - 'Rumours Baseless': Madhya Pradesh Leader Jyotiraditya Scindia Clarifies Changing in Twitter Bio to 'Public Servant'
In 2018, the Congress formed the government in Madhya Pradesh with 114 seats. The majority mark in the 230-member Assembly is 116. While the BJP bagged 107 MLAs, the Congress got outside support from the SP, BSP and four independents. On Monday, it was reported that disgruntled Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia was on his way to stage a coup. Finally, 20 ministers resigned from the cabinet on Monday. There will be a cabinet rejig on Tuesday.