Hours after the collapse of Congress-JDS alliance government in Karnataka, the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday saw an exchange of words between Chief Minister Kamal Nath and leader of opposition & BJP politician Gopal Bhargava.
While talking in the Legislative House, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said the party’s lawmakers are not for sale and that the government in the state would last for a full five-year term.
Gopal Bhargava interrupted the Congress leader and said, that “if an order comes from number 1 and number 2, this government won’t survive for even one day”. Following which the CM dared the BJP for a no-confidence motion in the Assembly.
In the 230 seated legislative assembly, Congress currently is in power with support from BSP, SP and independent Members of Legislative Assembly. The Assembly currently consists of 114 MLAs from Congress, BJP has 109 members, 4 are Independent, 2 belong to the BSP and one is from the Samajwadi Party.