In Punjab, Round 2 of AAP vs. Governor Over Trust Vote is Brewing

Governor Banwarilal Purohit has asked for the cabinets second special assembly session agenda . The session would be used to address stubble burning and power sector issues .

Chandigarh, Jan. 10, 2018: The Aam Aadmi Party versus Governor feud in Punjab reached the next level today.Governor Banwarilal Purohit has asked for the cabinet's second special assembly session agenda.A list of legislative tasks is usually requested when seeking Governors approval for an assembly session, according to state finance minister Harpal Singh Cheema, who said that the proposed session, which was approved by the cabinet yesterday, would be used to address stubble burning and power sector issues.When reporters asked whether a confidence motion in favour of government would be included in this session, state finance minister Bhagwant Mann disputed the Governors' action, tweeting that consent before any session of Legislature is a In 75 years, no PresiGov ever asked for a list of legislative activities before calling session.The BAC and the speaker make decisions about legislative matters.

would like to see all speeches approved by's too much.Mr Purohit has withdrawn his invitation to the special session scheduled on September 22.The government was supposed to seek a trust vote in the session to establish a majority in the face of the BJP's alleged attempts to conduct Operation Lotus, but the governor canceled it, saying he did so after consulting with legal counsel.The AAP government has denied the request, saying the Governor cannot seek the counsel of the Attorney General, a paid official of the BJP-led Central Government.