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Congress have never lost a trust vote

July 19, 2008
The first of the trust votes was faced by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in the year 1963.

The motion was moved by Socialist Party leader J B Kriplani.

Nehru, however, sailed through comfortably with a thumping majority of 347 votes.

Imafe: Picture taken in the 60s shows late prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, flanked by his sister Vijayalaxmi Pandit.
Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

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