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Punjab guv withdraws order summoning special Assembly session on Sep 22

The AAP government in Punjab had sought the special session to bring a confidence motion, days after it accused the BJP of trying to topple its government.

Punjab | AAP government | BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit (Photo: ANI)
Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit (Photo: ANI)

Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday withdrew his order summoning a special Assembly session on September 22 for the AAP govt to move a confidence motion.

The Raj Bhavan cited absence of specific rules on summoning the Assembly for considering only a confidence motion.

The decision came after Leader of Opposition Partap Singh Bajwa, Congress leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira and chief Ashwani Sharma approached the governor, arguing that there was no legal provision to convene a special session of the Assembly to just move a 'confidence motion' in favour of the state government.

The in had sought the special session to bring a confidence motion, days after it accused the of trying to topple its government.

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First Published: Wed, September 21 2022. 20:26 IST