BJP-led coalition government in Manipur wins trust vote
Manipur, N. Biren Singh-led government won the trust vote during one-day State Assembly session yesterday. The BJP led-coalition headed by Chief Minister Singh won the confidence vote by a margin of 12 votes in the house. Eight Opposition Congress MLAs skipped the session defying the party whip.
The 60-member house has an effective strength of 53, including Speaker Y Khemchand. The Congress had submitted a notice of No Confidence Motion against the government on 28th of July. Days later, the State Government submitted a notice to the Speaker for a trust vote.