Bihar Assembly trust vote LIVE updates: CM Nitish Kumar wins floor test with 131 votes
The new Bihar minister, newly sworn, won the confidence vote on Friday in the Bihar Assembly. With 131 votes in favor, the JD (T) -BJP alliance demonstrated its majority. 108 parliamentarians voted against the motion.
Former Deputy Minister Tejashwi Yadav, said on Thursday they had the numbers to form a government. He also reiterated the statement by Father Lalu Prasad Yadav that Nitish had “content” unjustly several lawmakers JD (U).
After resigning as Prime Minister of the Great Alliance from corruption charges against the leaders of the RJD, Nitish has accepted the support of the NDA to form a new government in Bihar.
This prompted a number of accusations the opposition accuses of Nitish political opportunism since it had previously criticized BJP and Narendra Modi during the Bihar Assembly elections in 2015.
Bihar test floor real-time update:
01:20 p.m.: Tejashwi said that the people of Bihar feel cheated and insulted by this development. “It was a tragedy to moderate the public’s perception. If (Nitish) had to go with BJP, why would governments have four in four years?” He said.
13:15, when speaking with reporters outside the Assembly after the bankruptcy vote, the leader of the RJD, Tejashwi, said: “The mandate of the 2015 elections was Mahagathbandhan (Great Alliance) today the BJP CM Nitish Kumar and those who voted for them at the meeting insulted the mandate.
01:10 pm: Thursday NDA alliance has submitted a list of 132 MLA to the governor – JD (T) 71, 53 BJP, LSB 2, LJP 2 HAM 1 and 3. The independents with 131 votes in their talk, will now form The government with CM Nitish Kumar to lead the affairs.
13:05: CM Bihar Nitish Kumar won the test field with 131 votes in favor. 108 parliamentarians voted against the motion.
13 hours: Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi thanked Congress and RJD. “If Tejashwi resigned, I would not have been there,” he said he was at the meeting. “The mandate of the people was not to value the property” Benami “It was not ‘Benami’ the owner of 26 properties in 26 years,” he added.
12:55 am: Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi had asked prime minister Thursday to ask for a vote of confidence in the two days of interrogations. Live broadcasts of the house are prohibited and reporters are not allowed to use their mobile phones inside.
12 h 50: “Secularity should not be used to justify corruption. They are not compatible with people who make money through wrong paths,” says CM Nitish in the assembly.
12h45: “The Government will continue to serve the people of Bihar. We will not tolerate corruption and injustice,” said CM Nitish Kumar at the meeting.