Karnataka crisis: What’s a ‘whip’, and what does it do?

A whip in parliamentary parlance is a written order that party members be present for an important vote, or that they vote only in a particular way. In India all parties can issue a whip to their members. Parties appoint a senior member from among their House contingents to issue whips — this member is… Continue reading Karnataka crisis: What’s a ‘whip’, and what does it do?

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