Floor test in Puducherry on Monday, Congress to prove majority amid crisis
New Delhi : Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday announced a floor test for Puducherry assembly, where Congress will have to prove its strength in the house amid oppositions claims that the party does not have required majority.
Months before an election, the Congress government is facing crisis due to four resignations submitted by its leaders in the state. Meanwhile, CM V Narayanasamy has claimed that they are still in majority as two of the resignations are yet to be accepted.
Ms Soundararajan took over as LG after Kiran Bedi was removed from the post a couple of days back; soon after assuming charges she said that a floor test is needed to understand if Congress is still having the majority in the house.
The floor test has been scheduled for Monday at 5 pm.
A statement said the Lieutenant Governor had conveyed to Mr Narayanasamy that the assembly would meet for a "single agenda, namely whether the government of the incumbent Chief Minister continues to enjoy the confidence of the House."
The elections in Puducherry are due for May this year.