Thiruvananthapuram, August 24
A no-confidence movement moved by Congress-led UDF towards the LDF Government in Kerala was defeated by 87-40 votes on Monday, Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan introduced.
After a marathon dialogue lasting 9 hours, the movement was defeated, with 87 members opposing it and 40 supporting within the 140-member House with two vacancies.
Two members of the UDF ally Kerala Congress Jose Okay Mani faction abstained themselves in the course of the voting. BJP’s lone member O Rajagopal additionally stayed away.
The Opposition mix introduced the no-confidence movement levelling numerous allegations towards the Pinarayi Vijayan Government with particular reference to the gold smuggling case. PTI