Rajasthan: Congress wins motion of confidence through voice vote
File PicIn Rajasthan, the Congress government led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, today won the motion of confidence through voice vote. The house has been adjourned till August 21, said Assembly Speaker CP Joshi. In a House of 200, the Congress party has 107 MLAs and the support of Independents and allies. The BJP has 72 members.
Earlier, Legislative Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal introduced the motion for vote of confidence in the Legislative Assembly on behalf of the State Government, which was debated in the house.
The 35-days-long political crisis in the state has almost over after the government won the motion of confidence. Participating in the debate on the motion, leader of opposition Gulab Chand Kataria, said that the political situation arose in the state in last days was the result of the inter-dispute of the congress party.
While replying to the discussion, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that all the efforts to topple his government by conspiring have proved to be a failure. Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said that all speculations have come to an end after the House passed a motion of confidence. Now, MLAs of the ruling party and independent will be able to return to their homes today, who camped in hotels for the last one month.