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Bengal Assembly: No-confidence vote rejected; Left, Cong to boycott session

The oppositon parties also decided to hold a mock house session

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Angry over Speaker Biman Banerjee disallowing a no-confidence motion against the Trinamool Congress government in the West Bengal Assembly, opposition Congress and Left Front on Thursday said they will boycott the remaining session. The session will conclude on May 29. The Congress and the LF also decided to hold a mock house session before the Assembly gate. Describing the speaker's ruling as "unprecedented", Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan said the state government lacked the guts to face reasoned arguments of the opposition. "It is for this reason ...

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First Published: Fri, May 26 2017. 08:00 IST
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