ALSO READStormy start to Odisha Assembly Winter session Goa Oppn walks out over disallowing queries in Question Hour Rs 2 lakh cr given to gram panchayats for basic services: Govt "Intolerant" Congress indulging in contempt of democracy: Govt. Question Hour washed out in UP assembly, house adjourned
The Odisha Assembly is adjourned for a day tomorrow in order to facilitate the MLAs to attend the ongoing Make In Odisha Conclave, the biggest ever business meet in the state being held here now. A resolution in this regard was moved by government chief whip Ananta Das was passed in the House though Congress MLAs opposed it dubbing the meet as "BJD's political event". The winter session of the assembly which began on a stormy note earlier in the day also witnessed Finance Minister Pradip Kumar Amat presenting the supplementary budget of Rs 6014 crore. The total budget for the 2016-17 fiscal crossed Rs 1 lakh crore with presentation of the supplementary budget, Amat said. The House was earlier adjourned several times as the opposition Congress members demanded a discussion on the death of over 100 children due to Japanese Encephalitis in Malkangiri district. Though Congress members demanded cancellation of the question hour for holding discussion on children's death, Speaker Niranjan Pujari rejected it leading to pandemonium in the House.
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