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BJP shouldn't be held responsible if Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh falls: Shivraj Singh

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi Jul 24, 2019, 09.36 AM (IST)

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and BJP leaer Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said that his party should not be held responsible if Kamal Nath-led Congress government faced the same fate as karnataka government. 

Chouhan's comment came immediately after HD Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD(S) government lost the trust vote in Karnataka. 

"There is an internal conflict in Congress, and support of BSP-SP, if something happens to that then we can`t do anything," Chouhan was quoted as saying to news agency ANI.

The Congress-JD(S) government was defeated on the floor of the Karnataka Assembly on Tuesday night. The confidence motion moved by outgoing chief minister Kumaraswamy got 99 votes as against 105 of the opposition.

"We will not cause the fall of government here (Madhya Pradesh). Congress leaders themselves have been responsible for the fall of their governments," the former chief minister Singh said. 

Responding to Chouhan`s remarks, Madhya Pradesh Higher Education and Sports Minister Jitu Patwari said that no one can touch the Kamal Nath government.

"Be it Gujarat, Goa or Karanataka, BJP is trying to kill democracy. Modi government has shown that one can buy MLAs in bulk. I think it has become BJP`s tendency to topple other governments. They have to take seven births to topple the Kamal Nath government. That was Kumarswmay`s government but this is Kamal Nath`s government."

(With inputs from ANI)