Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will open the debate on the no-confidence motion against the BJP-led government brought by opposition alliance INDIA today.
Mr Gandhi is back as an MP after the Supreme Court stayed his conviction in a criminal defamation case over the ‘Modi surname’ remark.
Yesterday saw heated exchanges between the BJP and the opposition after Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi opened the debate with a strong statement urging the Centre for action over the ongoing Manipur crisis.
Mr Gogoi said the opposition bloc INDIA was forced to bring the no-confidence motion against the government to break Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “vow of silence” on Manipur.
Here are the LIVE updates on the No-Trust Vote debate:
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Smriti Irani, Heena Gavit and Nirmala Sitharaman are expected to speak in the no-trust debate from the BJP. Home Minister Amit Shah will speak at 5pm followed by Ramesh Bhiduri.
Rahul Gandhi, Telangana leader Revanth Reddy and Kerala leader Hibi Eden are likely to participate in the debate on behalf of Congress.
The opposition INDIA parties floor leaders meeting at 10 am today in the Leader of opposition Mallikarjun Kharge’s chamber. Congress Loksabha MPs will also meet today at 10.30am.
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