BJP-JJP government in Haryana wins trust vote in state assembly | India News


NEW DELHI: The no-confidence motion moved by Congress against BJP-JJP government in Haryana was defeated in the state assembly on Wednesday. A total of 55 MLAs supported the government while 32 voted against the ruling dispensation in the state.
A total of 55 MLAs supported the government while 32 voted against the ruling dispensation in the state.
“We know that we will not win the confidence of the Opposition but we will take this opportunity to win the confidence of the masses”, said Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar had in the assembly earlier while replying to the no-confidence motion.
Reciting a couplet by poet Bashir Badr, Khattar had said, ” Mukhalfat se meri shaksiyat sawarti hai, main dusmano ka bada aitram karta hun (Criticism makes my personality shine, I respect my enemies a lot).”
Earlier, in the day Haryana leader of opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda moved a no-confidence motion in the state assembly against Khatter-led government.
Hooda claimed the ruling dispensation has lost people’s trust. In the assembly, he commented on the ongoing farmers’ protests and said, “more than 250 farmers died on the border.”
After the end of the Question Hour, Speaker Gian Chand Gupta admitted the notice of no-confidence motion against the council of ministers and reserved two-hour for discussion on it.
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar in the assembly earlier while replying to the no-confidence motion had said, “We know that we will not win the confidence of the Opposition but we will take this opportunity to win the confidence of the masses”.
The 90-member Haryana Assembly, currently has an effective strength of 88 members. This includes the ruling BJP has 40 members, the JJP 10 and the Congress 30. Seven are Independents, five of whom are supporting the government, while one member is of the Haryana Lokhit Party, who has also extended support to the government.

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