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CPM's last effort to woo Somnath fails
Onkar Singh in New Delhi | July 21, 2008 09:13 IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee has rebuffed Communist Party of India-Marxist General Secretary Prakash Karat's proposal, urging him to resign from his post and vote along with the party during the confidence vote.
Hours before he presides over the confidence motion moved by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh [Images], Chatterjee said the Speaker should not be made a part of the politics of trust vote as he is elected with the support of all parties.
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