Many were surprised when Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan decided to allow no confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government. When the government did not allow a trust vote and business transacted, the government strategists, while most leaders expected a repeat of the budget session. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah wanted to take the opposition by surprise by accepting the no-confidence challenge on day one.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he feels the opposition will have no issue to disrupt the house after the no-confidence is taken up. The government wanted the no-confidence motion to be wrapped up in the remaining days of the monsoon session, as it can allocate problem in getting the important bill passed.
This will be the first no-confidence vote in Parliament since 2003. The no-confidence motion has supported by many opposition parties such as Congress, Trinamool Congress (TMC), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Samajwadi Party (SP), and the Communist Party of India (Marxist), or CPI(M).
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) member, Kesineni Srinivas the Speaker admitted a notice of no-confidence motion on the first day of parliament’s monsoon session but it could not be taken up for debate because proceedings were hit by numerous disruptions.