No-motion confidence accepted in Lok Sabha, No threat for BJP: On the demand of giving special state status to Andhra Pradesh, attacker Telugu Desam Party (TDP) presented a no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha today. Which was accepted by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan during the heavy storms. Congress, CPM, NCP, and RSP have agreed on TDP’s no-confidence motion. For the first time in the last four years, a non-confidence motion has been brought against the Modi government. The government is ready to discuss the Opposition’s motion of no confidence. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said, “We are ready to discuss”. The time and date for discussing the non-confidence motion will be decided in the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee today.
The BJP’s former ally TDP, which had said before the monsoon session that began today, said that it would not yield to its demands. We will bring a no-confidence motion. On Monday, TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Naidu had said, “Because of the stubborn attitude of BJP-led NDA government, TDP has decided to bring a no-confidence motion against the Modi government in the coming monsoon session of Parliament.”
In the center, the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has a full majority. It is clear, therefore, that the non-confidence motion carried by the opposition against the Modi government will fall. The Modi government has 312 members, and BJP itself has 272 seats, 4 seats more than the 268 which are required. After losing in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in the recent bypolls, BJP has 272 members. If 40 members of its allies are merged, this number reaches 312.
NDA associates include Lok Janshakti Party (6), Akali Dal (4), National Lok Samata Party (3), Apna Dal (2), Janata Dal-United (2) and All India NR Includes one MP from the Congress (AINRC), Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party (JKPDP), National People’s Party (NPP), Patlari Makkal Katchi (PMK), Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF). AIADMK, who contested against BJP in 2014 but is generally considered to be the ally of the Center’s BJP government, has 37 MPs.