Both Raje and Singh had gone into self-isolation after attending a party with Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus Friday.
On the verge of a floor test, Congress accepted the resignations of 16 rebel MLAs and Kamal Nath quit as CM, paving the way for BJP’s return in MP.
Yechury appears to have lost out due to his proximity to the Congress and as a result of his feud with former party general secretary Prakash Karat.
While former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has yet to react to the PM’s address, many of his party colleagues offered support to his ‘call for solidarity’.
Madhya Pradesh looks set for a change in government with Congress leader Kamal Nath resigning as chief minister ahead of the floor test.
Jyotiraditya Scindia says he belives that politics should be a medium of serving people and Kamal Nath's govt digressed from that path.
Kamal Nath’s resignation clears the deck for return of BJP govt to Madhya Pradesh, likely to be once again headed by Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
MP assembly strength down to 206 after Speaker accepts resignation of 16 rebel Congress MLAs. BJP has 107 MLAs, three more than simple majority mark of 104.
The Kamal Nath-led Congress govt is due to face a floor test at 2:30pm Friday. It's strength is now 92 while the majority mark is 104.
CM Kamal Nath is set to hold a meeting with Congress MLAs while the BJP also considers legal options ahead of the floor test, which is to be held by 5pm Friday.