A discussion on the no-confidence motion was initiated in the Lok Sabha today. For this purpose, both Question Hour and discussion on Private Member’s Bill were suspended.
The discussion on the motion witnessed participation from members of both the opposition and the government. Several issues raised ranged from the question on Andhra Pradesh’s special status, the state of the economy, to farm distress in the country.
Today marked the 27th No-confidence motion discussed in Parliament. Such a motion has been raised after 15 years, the last being in 2003:
The discussion was concluded with a vote on the motion.