Arvind Kejriwal government to face crucial trust vote today

New Delhi, Jan 2: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government will seek a vote of confidence on the floor of Delhi Assembly today.

AAP, which emerged as the second largest party in the election with 28 MLAs requires the support of 8 more MLAs to cross the half way mark of the 70-Member Delhi Assembly.

Meanwhile, Congress reportedly declared that it will continue to lend outside support to the AAP government.

Delhi Pradesh Congress President Arvinder Singh Lovely had earlier said that his party stands by its earlier decision of extending outside support to the Aam Aadmi Party.

On the other hand, the lone MLA of JDU has already announced extending support to the AAP government.

In the newly elected assembly, BJP with its ally Akali Dal has 32 MLA’s, Congress 8 and 1 member is independent.

The Delhi Assembly yesterday completed the formality of oath taking by members, including the Chief Minister and other ministers, with senior Congress member Mateen Ahmed functioning as pro-tem Speaker. (ANI)