The motion was moved by the Leader of Opposition Ajay Singh and was admitted by the Speaker Ishwardas Rohani who scheduled it for discussion on November 28-29.
BJP enjoys strength of 146 members in the House of 231 followed by 66 legislators from the opposition Congress. BSP, Bhartiya Jan Shakti Party (BJS) and SP each have 7, 5 and 3 members respectively, besides 3 independent MLAs, while 1 member is nominated.
This is the first such a motion moved against the BJP government which has been ruling the state for the second consecutive term.
Bhopal: The Opposition Congress on Monday moved a no-confidence motion against the ruling BJP Government, led by the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on the first day of the winter session of the legislative Assembly.
First Published: Monday, November 21, 2011, 08:52