Haryana: Haryana’s 90-member assembly currently has a total strength of 88, including 40 members of the ruling BJP, ten of the JJP and 30 of the Congress.
Former Chief Minister and Congress leader BS Hooda requested the president to allow secret voting on the no-confidence motion. Among the 55 members who have voted against the no-confidence motion, 39 are from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), 10 from its ally Jananayak Janata Party (JJP), five independents and Gopal Kanda from the Haryana Lokhit Party. The BJP has 40 members, including the Speaker, in the Legislative Assembly. 30 Congress members and two independent MLAs Balraj Kundu and Sombir Sangwan voted in favor of the no-confidence motion.
The total number of members in the 90-member assembly of Haryana currently stands at 88, including 40 members of the ruling BJP, ten of the JJP and 30 of the Congress.
Khattar told the opposition to stop instigating farmersLeader of the Opposition, Hooda, while presenting a no-confidence motion against the Haryana Cabinet led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, had said in the House that the state government had lost the trust of the people. Referring to the protests of farmers near the borders of Delhi against the new agricultural laws of the Center, Chief Minister Khattar asked the opposition to stop instigating the farmers and instead they should come forward and ask the farmers to end their agitation.
Deputy Chief Minister and JJP leader Dushyant Chautala assured that the government will protect the interests of farmers. He said that mandis and minimum support price (MSP) will continue. After the Question Hour was over, the Speaker accepted the notice of no-confidence motion against the Cabinet and fixed a time of two hours to discuss it. However, after this, many members gave their views on this and the discussion lasted for six hours.
Earlier, raising the issue of farmers protesting against the agricultural laws of the Center, Hooda said that the situation is such that MLAs of the ruling party cannot even go to their constituencies. During the discussion on the proposal, Hooda said, “This government has lost the trust of the people. Their MLAs cannot even go to their constituencies. “
He claimed that the BJP-JJP government stopped the farmers in November, used water cannons against them and could not go towards Delhi so the roads were dug up. Hooda said, “The government should know that it cannot break the morale of farmers by using these methods.”