How the numbers stack up for no-trust vote against Modi government
The no-confidence motion has the support of the Congress, Trinamool Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, Samajwadi Party, and the Communist Party of India (Marxist), a bitter rival of the TMC, among others.Updated: Jul 19, 2018 11:11 IST
The Lok Sabha will debate and vote on the opposition’s no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government on Friday, speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Wednesday in a surprise move, setting the stage for the first no-trust vote on the floor of Parliament in 15 years.
This will be the first no-confidence vote in Parliament since 2003, when the then-NDA government, led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, sailed through a no-trust motion initiated by the Congress.
The government is confident of its numbers and said it was looking forward to a debate in which it can showcase its achievements. Here is a look at how the numbers stack up in Lok Sabha:
First Published: Jul 19, 2018 09:35 IST