National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ally Shiv Sena MPs decided not to attend Lok Sabha on the day of trust vote on Friday.
Anandrao Adsul, Shiv Sena MP, said, "Absolutely not. We haven't even signed our attendance."
The decision was taken in Shiv Sena Parliamentary party meeting attended by Amit Desai, Arvind Sawant, Anant Geete and other MPs.
#WATCH Anandrao Adsul, Lok Sabha MP from Shiv Sena on being asked whether his party will take part in #NoConfidenceMotion debate & voting says 'We are boycotting parliamentary work today and haven't even signed our attendance' pic.twitter.com/iHu3d2O7vu— ANI (@ANI) July 20, 2018
Ahead of the no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha, Shiv Sena Chief whip Chandrakant Khaire said that there was no whip issued to vote one way or another.
He told ANI, "There was no whip issued to vote one way or another. Notice has been given to be present in Parliament. Party chief Uddhav Thackeray will take the final decision."
Also, Sanjay Raut, said, "Nation is concerned about the stand of Shiv Sena. Our party will make the right decision. Party chief will himself tell the party about his decision."