Haryana: Nayab Singh Saini government wins trust vote

The Nayab Singh Saini government in Haryana won the trust motion in the Assembly on Wednesday by voice vote. After this, Saini took oath as the new Chief Minister of Haryana on Tuesday. Manohar Lal Khattar Earlier in the day, he had resigned from the post of CM.

Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) had issued a whip asking its 10 MLAs to remain absent from the House during the voting on the trust motion. However, when the issue of trust vote was raised, only five of its MLAs walked out of the House, PTI reports.

In the 90-member state assembly, The BJP has 41 MLAs and is supported by six of the seven independent MLAs and the lone MLA from the Haryana Lokhit Party. JJP has 10 MLAs, main opposition Congress has 30 MLAs and Indian National Lok Dal has one MLA.

Senior BJP leader, Khattar’s sudden resignation from the post of Chief Minister has given rise to speculations about him contesting the Lok Sabha elections. Amid speculations about contesting elections from Karnal, Khattar on Wednesday announced his resignation from the post of MLA. Khattar also said that newly appointed CM Nayab Singh Saini will take care of his state assembly constituency. Elections are expected to be held in the state of Haryana in October this year.

on Tuesday, In a surprise move, the BJP in Haryana broke its alliance with the Jannayak Janata Party. Manohar Lal Khattar resigned from the post of Chief Minister and the state BJP within a few hours and Nayan Singh Saini took oath as the new Chief Minister within a few hours.

The BJP’s decision to include another OBC leader – Naib Singh Saini – in the list of 12 chief ministers symbolizes its determined effort to consolidate the community’s votes and blunt the opposition’s attempt to weaken its support base ahead of the Lok Sabha. Is. Election.

Speaking in the House on Wednesday, Saini said that this is his first day in the House as Chief Minister and Leader of the House. Saini said he comes from an ordinary background and no other member of the family is in the political field. Praising the former Chief Minister, Saini said that he had learned a lot from Khattar.

(With PTI inputs)