Puducherry floor test congress alliance major setback two MLAs resignation Narayanasamy

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The day earlier than the soil check, Puducherry’s ruling alliance loses two extra MLAs

A day earlier than the ground check within the Puducherry Meeting, the ruling congressional-led alliance suffered a significant setback when two extra of its MLA resigned on Sunday. In a dramatic improvement, Okay. Lakshminarayanan from Congress and Okay. Venkatesan from DMK introduced their resignations.

Lakshminarayanan stated he resigned as a result of the celebration didn’t give him due recognition within the authorities and within the group.

When requested if he’ll be a part of another celebration, he stated he would decide after consulting with individuals in his constituency. He said that the federal government headed by Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy has misplaced its majority.

Meeting Vice President Sivakolundhu confirmed that he has acquired resignations from two MLAs. “I’ve knowledgeable the Chief Minister and the Secretary of the Meeting about this. I’m inspecting their resignations,” he stated.

The deputy governor in command of Puducherry, Tamilisai Soundararjan, had on February 18 requested the chief minister, Narayanasamy, to display the bulk within the Meeting on February 22.

Hours after taking up as deputy governor in cost, she stated that the Meeting session might be convened on February 22 with a single agenda to test if the federal government continues to benefit from the confidence of the home.

His deal with got here after the opposition BJP, AIADMK, and the All India NR Congress submitted a memorandum stating that the congressional-led authorities within the Union Territory turned a minority.

The founder and chief of the All India NR Congress, N. Rangasamy, who’s the chief of the opposition, had claimed that the federal government had misplaced its majority after 4 of the ruling celebration’s MLA resigned prior to now 25 days. He additionally famous {that a} legislator from the ruling celebration was disqualified final 12 months.

Earlier than the resignation of two MLAs on Sunday, each the federal government and the opposition had 14 MLAs in a 30-member Meeting. There are three nominated members and all three belong to the BJP.

5 seats have been vacated following the resignation of 4 MLAs and the disqualification of 1 MLA.

After Sunday’s dramatic improvement, the congressional-led alliance is now left with simply 12 MLAs. Congress now has 9 members. The DMK, which now has three and one impartial, is supporting the congressional authorities.

The AINRC has seven MLAs and its ally AIADMK 4.

The Chief Minister has accused the BJP of engineering defections.

The meeting elections in Puducherry might be held in Could this 12 months together with the elections in neighboring Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

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