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Will not support no-confidence motion, says BJP

"We cannot support the no-confidence motion as we are in support of formation of Telangana," said Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Sushma Swaraj

The (BJP) Thursday said it will not support the no-confidence motion being brought by MPs from opposed to formation of a separate state.

"We cannot support the no-confidence motion as we are in support of formation of Telangana," said Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj.

Her Rajya Sabha counterpart Arun Jaitley added: "We have no confidence in this government, yet, we will not support this motion because it is opposing "

Some MPs of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Congress from the state's Seemandhra region (the coastal Andhra and Rayalseema regions), submitted their notice for a no-confidence motion to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar. The MPs are opposing bifurcation of to form a new state of

The of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said the no-confidence motion is not needed and it will not serve any purpose.

First Published: Thu, December 12 2013. 17:28 IST
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