New Delhi: The political drama in Madhya Pradesh headed to another twist after speaker Narmada Prasad Prajapati remained non committal over the trust vote. “You will get to know about it tomorrow only. I will not tell you about my decision in advance”, the speaker told reporters yesterday. Also Read - Madhya Pradesh: Day Ahead of Floor Test, Section 144 Imposed in Bhopal, Will be in Place Till April 13
Besides, the floor test is also not mentioned in the Assembly’s agenda. Notably, the list of business of the state Assembly for today has scheduled for the Governor’s address and Motion of Thanks. However, it does not mention the floor test of the Kamal Nath-led government. Also Read - Madhya Pradesh Government to Face Floor Test Tomorrow as Governor Lalji Tandon Issues Orders
Meanwhile, MP Chief Minister Kamal Nath late Sunday night called on Governor Lalji Tandon at Raj Bhavan and said that he is ready for the floor test in the state Assembly and will speak to the Speaker about it. Also Read - Madhya Pradesh Crisis: 'Ensure That 22 Congress MLAs Reach Safely...,' Kamal Nath Writes to Amit Shah
“I received Governor’s phone call, he called me here to meet him to discuss the smooth functioning of the state Assembly. I told the Governor that I will speak to the Speaker on Monday. It (floor test) will be decided by Speaker,” Nath told reporters after meeting the Governor.
BJP leaders had also met Tandon. Leader of Opposition and BJP leader Gopal Bhargava and Narottam Mishra had met the Governor for not mentioning the floor test in the list of business of state Assembly’s first day of the Budget session on Monday.
The political crisis that has engulfed the state after Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close aide of Rahul Gandhi and a prominent face of the Congress, resigned from the party and joined hands with the ruling BJP. Scindia’s decision to leave Congress was followed by the resignation from 22 party MLAs loyal to him.