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Resort politics begins in MP as BJP lodges MLAs in Gurugram

Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Hemant Waje
March 11, 2020 09:02 IST
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Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs from Madhya Pradesh, who arrived at Delhi airport in the wee hours of Wednesday, moved to ITC Grand Bharat in Gurugram.

IMAGE: Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs arrive in Delhi. Photograph: ANI

The development came following the political uncertainty in the state after the resignation of senior leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and 22 Congress MLAs.

The BJP MLAs had boarded a plane from Bhopal airport late on Tuesday night.

"We have come here in a festive mood and we will stay here and enjoy for the next few days," BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya told reporters after arriving at New Delhi.


On the other hand, Congress MLAs will likely to leave for Jaipur from Bhopal on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Congress has sent two of its leaders -- Sajjan Singh Verma and Govind Singh --- to Bengaluru in order to pacify some of the rebel MLAs, who are camping in the BJP-ruled Karnataka.

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said that there is nothing to worry about as the party will prove its majority in the assembly and added that his government will complete its term.

In the event of acceptance of resignations of 22 MLAs, the Kamal Nath government would be reduced to minority in assembly whose current strength is 228.

The Congress is also keeping a close watch on four Independents supporting it.

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Source: ANI  -  Edited By: Hemant Waje