The 12 BJP MLAs – excluding Kunkalienkar – 3 legislators of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Goa Forward Party each, three independent MLAs and Nationalist Congress Party legislator Churchill Alemao supported the ruling party. Following this, senior Congress leaders, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharm also got up and started demanding a discussion on the issue.
Sinha had in an interview to Mumbai Mirror revealed she had called Jaitley.
“I am a psychologist, so I studied and analysed them”. That the Congress snatched defeat from the jaws of victory shows the Congress vice-president has no hunger for success, clarity of thought and goal.
The Congress, which failed in the number game and accused the BJP of horse-trading and other unfair means to retain power in the state, could mobilise only 16 votes against the government. “So that settled it”.
The members of the Congress even forced an adjournment of the Rajya Sabha for some time by agitating strongly against the role of Goa Governor Mridula Sinha, alleging breach of propriety and constitutional norms by her.
Pooling all its resources, the Congress has threatened to take the matter to the President or to the court “on account of breach of propriety and violation of constitutional norms” by Sinha.
Kumar said Modi asked party leaders to work during the week to popularise the BHIM app – a biometric payment system app to facilitate e-payments directly through bank – by educating people about its benefits and helping them install it on their mobile phones. “The governor said she had consulted the finance minister”.
Parrikar’s swearing-in ceremony was attended by BJP chief Amit Shah and union minister Nitin Gadkari.
However, Congress members did not relent and continued to shout slogans like “murder of democracy” forcing Kurien to adjourn the proceedings about 15 minutes during the Zero Hour. We discussed the political situation of Goa in detail. “You can bring a substantive motion, Chairman will consider it”.
Flush with the stupendous victory in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the BJP may be rejoicing at having checkmated the Congress in both Manipur and Goa through a mixture of backroom deal-making and downright political chicanery despite emerging second best in the elections. It said that convention required the governor to send a report to the President and seek his guidance. “We have written to Governor. does any other party has higher seats than BJP?.Governor will take the decision”, he was quoted by CNN-News18 as saying. “She said she will meet us at 1:30 pm, though we wished that she should’ve met us earlier”, Singh said.