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MP CM Kamal Nath writes to guv amid crisis; accuses BJP of horse-trading

The chief minister is expected to brief the governor about the current political situation in the state

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister is meeting Governor Lalji Tandon here in the midst of political crisis in the state triggered by the resignation of 22 rebel MLAs three days ago.

Nath, whose government is teetering on the brink of a collapse following the rebellion, reached Raj Bhavan late Friday morning to meet Tandon, who arrived here on Thursday night from Lucknow.

The chief minister is expected to brief the governor about the current political situation in the state, sources said.

The ruling has alleged that 19 of the rebel Congress MLAs, including ministers, have been held "captive" by the in a resort in Bengaluru, a charge denied by the opposition party.

Nath's meeting with the governor comes amid unconfirmed reports that six ministers, said to be close to former Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, will be coming to Bhopal from Bengaluru to hand over their resignation letters in person to the Assembly speaker.

Attempts to contact these ministers proved futile.

Scindia joined the on Wednesday, a day after quitting the Congress.

First Published: Fri, March 13 2020. 11:56 IST
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