You are here: Home » News-ANI » National
Business Standard

Amid uproar over the army deployment in WB, Parliament adjourned till Dec. 5

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Both houses of were adjourned till Monday, as the opposition continued to create a ruckus over the army's deployment in

The opposition raised the slogan "Tana Shahi nahi chalegi" on the floor of the house.

and other opposition members raised the issue of the state not being informed about the army's presence.

(BSP) Supremo had earlier in the day dubbed the military deployment in as a deliberate move by the Centre to humiliate Chief Minister

Condemning the act, said that the ruling dispensation is targeting the chief minister as she had raised her voice against the recently launched drive.

"It seems out of the way. Army doesn't collect toll? There is no and order issue in for Army to be deployed? The centre must clarify it, in fact PM must clarify as to why state's rights are being impinged on," Azad said

After Opposition allegation, MoS Defence Subhash Ramrao Bhamre said that the information that this House has is "factually incorrect." "Army was in Bengal for a routine exercise," adding that the Opposition raised a ruckus.

Meanwhile, to prove that it had not made any deployment without informing the Police and the state about the routine exercises it is taking at some toll plazas, including the one off the second Hooghly Bridge near state secretariat Nabanna in Howrah, the Army released a series of letters.

The Army letters show that it was in communication with the police on the annual exercise to "gather statistical data about load carriers that could be made available to the army in case of a contingency.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, December 02 2016. 16:28 IST