BHOPAL: Jyotiraditya Scindia, the leader of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), said that the people of Madhya Pradesh have won as the state's chief minister Kamal Nath submitted his resignation ahead of the vote of confidence deadline ordered by the Supreme Court.
In a tweet, Scindia wrote, "People have won today in Madhya Pradesh. I have always believed that politics should be the medium of public service, but the state government had deviated from this path. Truth has won again. Satyameva Jayate."
मध्य प्रदेश में आज जनता की जीत हुई है। मेरा सदैव ये मानना रहा है कि राजनीति जनसेवा का माध्यम होना चाहिए, लेकिन प्रदेश सरकार इस रास्ते से भटक गई थी। सच्चाई की फिर विजय हुई है। सत्यमेवजयते।— Jyotiraditya M. Scindia (@JM_Scindia) March 20, 2020
After heading a minority government as he failed in his attempts to get back 23 rebel MLAs of Congress that includes six ministers, who had resigned because of their alliance to Scindia.
The Supreme Court ordered a floor test on Thursday to be held in the state Assembly on Friday.
Before the announcement of his resignation, Kamal Nath accused the BJP of putting the state into a political crisis. During a press conference, Kamal Nath said, "The truth will come out. People will not forgive them. I proved my majority several times in the past 15 months. The BJP ruled for 15 years whereas I got just 15 months. The BJP conspired with a leader and 22 MLAs and they took the MLAs to Bengaluru."