Earlier on Friday, it was rumoured that the Congress MLAs holed up at a resort in Bengaluru would land on the Raja Bhoj Airport in Bhopal in a chartered airplane.
- Information18.com Bhopal
- Last Updated: March 13, 2020, 11:20 PM IST
After retaining everybody guessing again house in Madhya Pradesh, 19 MLAs primarily belonging to the Jyotriaditya Scindia camp didn’t return to Bhopal on Friday at the same time as Governor Lalji Tandon sacked six ministers on the advice of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
The expelled ministers — Imarti Devi, Govind Singh Rajput, Pradyumn Singh Tomar, Tulsi Silawat, Prabhuram Chaudhary and Mahendra Singh Sisodia – are Scindia loyalists. The portfolios held by them had been re-allotted to senior ministers of the cupboard.
Earlier on Friday, it was rumoured that the Congress MLAs holed up at a resort in Bengaluru would land on the Raja Bhoj Airport right here in a chartered airplane.
BJP leaders and employees arrived on the airport in two buses ostensibly meant to take the MLAs away with them. Heavy police drive was deployed on the airport.
Soon after, Congress leaders and employees in giant numbers gathered on the airport and obtained into heated arguments with their BJP counterparts. With the scuffle heating up, the district administration invoked Section 144 of CrPC on the airport and the BJP cadre was pressured away from the scene.
Fresh police deployment additionally was despatched to airport.
A number of Congress MLAs had been additionally noticed at Bengaluru airport.
However, because the drama continued for hours at Raja Bhoj airport, it turned out that the MLAs weren’t coming again to Bhopal on Friday.
In between, Congress employees armed with black balloons and flags gathered to protest the angle of lacking MLAs at a number of locations throughout the Madhya Pradesh capital.
Speaker NP Prajapati, who had served notices to six MLAs to current themselves earlier than him to endorse their resignations, left the meeting after ready for 3 hours.
“I waited for the MLAs for 3 hours and I’d be assembly these whom I’ve supplied appointment on Saturday,” he stated. On being requested when he would meet the MLAs he had summoned on Friday, Prajapati stated he would supply them a recent date.
Meanwhile, senior BJP leaders resembling Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar known as Tandon and mentioned the political situation in the state.