Amarinder asked to prove majority

Wednesday 01st September 2021 07:46 EDT

Amid the ongoing tussle in the ruling Congress in Punjab, opposition parties, including the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and SAD, asked the Amarinder Singh-led government to prove its majority in the Assembly. A delegation of AAP MLAs met the governor here and claimed that the Congress government was “in minority”. The group demanded that a special session of the state assembly be convened and the chief minister directed to prove his majority in the house. The Congress has 80 MLAs in the 117-member Punjab Assembly. The opposition's demand has come at a time when the Punjab Congress is facing a crisis due to the ongoing power struggle between Amarinder Singh and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal also asked Amarinder to prove its majority.

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