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Bihar Assembly adjourned for the day

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

The legislative Assembly witnessed turmoil in the post-lunch session today with opposition members pressing for resolution against some ruling coalition MLAs for creating unruly scenes yesterday.

The situation prompted Speaker Chaudhary to adjourn the House for the day after 20-minute business during which three bills were passed amid the ruckus.

As soon as the House assembled for the post-lunch session to take up legislative business, Leader of Opposition stood and urged the Speaker to take up a resolution condemning unruly scenes by some members of the Treasury bench, but Chaudhary was unmoved saying the matter has been resolved at an party meeting earlier in the day and pleaded with the Opposition to allow the House to function.

But, Kumar stood his ground and soon the members trooped into the Well raising slogans against the grand alliance and demanded that a resolution be adopted to condemn the unruly scenes created by Treasury members yesterday.

Amid the din, the Speaker asked Transport minister Chandrika Rai to introduce the Motor Vehicle Taxation (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which was passed subsequently by a voice vote.

Rural Development minister Shrawan Kumar later introduced two bills -- the Aryabhatt Knowledge University (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and State University (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which too were passed by voice vote.

Soon after this the Speaker adjourned the House for the day after his repeated pleas to agitating members went unheeded.

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 17:22 IST