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LF, Congress continue protest inside WB Assembly

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Members of the and today continued to stage protests inside Assembly against suspension of Leader of the Opposition Abdul Mannan by Speaker

Both the and MLAs stood on their feet as soon the house began and rushed towards the Speaker's chair with placards and started slogan shouting.

Proceedings during the morning session continued, though replies made by the ministers were disturbed by the commotion made by Opposition members.

Mannan, who was suspended by the Speaker on February eight for opposing Maintenance of Public Order (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and termed it as "black law" while refusing to heed to the Speaker who asked him to wait for discussions on it.

He was evicted from the house by the marshal during which he was taken ill and was hospitalised. and its ally members were protesting inside the House since then.

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First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 16:02 IST