Automatic Vote Recording Machine Error Leads to Paper Slips Division
After a technical error occurred in the automatic vote recording machine in the Rajya Sabha, the division of votes for the Delhi Services Bill had to be done through paper slips.
131 MPs Vote in Favour, 102 MPs Vote Against
A total of 131 MPs voted in favour of the Delhi Services Bill, while 102 MPs voted against it. The bill managed to secure majority support despite strong opposition.
CM Kejriwal Slams BJP for Hindering Development Work
Following the passage of the Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and claimed that they were trying to obstruct the progress and development work of his government. He stated, “BJP is just trying to stop our good work. They are hindering the development work. They are trying to stop me from working. This time the public will not let them win any seat.”
The Delhi Services Bill has been successfully passed in the Rajya Sabha, despite the technical glitch in the voting system. The bill’s approval signifies a significant step towards the advancement of services in Delhi, although it has also sparked political tension between the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the BJP.
- Rajya Sabha passes the Delhi Services Bill with a majority vote.
- 131 MPs voted in favour of the bill, while 102 MPs voted against it.
- Paper slips were used for the vote division due to a technical error in the automatic vote recording machine.
- Delhi CM Kejriwal accused BJP of hindering development and vowed to defy their attempts.