Ananda mukhopadhyay :: Spot News :: 10th,March ::
Jyotiraditya Scindia is expected to join BJP today. has tendered resignation to Congress President Sonia Gandhi. ‘Time for me to move on,’ says Scindia in his resignation letter. The Congress leader has got Rajya Sabha ticket from the BJP.
Congress leader and Kamal Nath’s rival Jyotiraditya Scindia met PM Narendra Modi at his official residence. Home Minister Amit Shah was also said to be present. If the faction (17 MLAs) supporting Scindia defects, the government may collapse. The Madhya Pradesh government is in crisis after 20 ministers resigned from their posts reposing their faith in Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s leadership.
In the meantime As many as 22 Congress MLAs in Madhya Pradesh resigned on Tuesday, putting survival of the Kamal Nath-led government in the state in doubt.
The development came on the day senior leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, to whose faction the 22 MLAs including six ministers belonged, announcing that he had quit the party.