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Odisha Assembly adjourned amid uproar

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The Assembly was today adjourned till post-lunch session following uproar by the opposition and the members over rejection of two adjournment notices.

As the House assembled for the at 10.30 AM, the and the members rushed to the well of the House and created a ruckus by raising slogans as two adjournment motion notices moved by the over and order situation in the state were rejected by Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat.


Unable to run the House, the Speaker adjourned the Assembly till 3 PM.

"It is unfortunate that adjournment motion notices were rejected. The people of need to know that the ruling party being in majority is trying to suppress the demands of the Opposition. They are trying to the democracy and I condemn it," said Naba Das outside the House.

Treasury bench member Samir Ranjan Dash, however, defended the Speaker and said the Opposition had been stalling the house without any reason. Though adjournment motion notices were moved by the opposition, any specific incident of and order situation wasn't mentioned for which the notices had been rejected by the Speaker."

The opposition members, however, said that they wanted to raise the and order issue over the recent incidents of bombings at Badambadi in Cuttack and near ladies hostel of BJB Autonomous College in Bhubaneswar last night.

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

First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 14:22 IST
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