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Ruckus in Odisha Assembly over crimes against women

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

The created a in the Assembly on Monday over the increasing number of crimes committed against women.

As the House met for the day, members demanded that a motion filed by the party on increasing incidents of sexual assault on minor girls should be discussed by suspending the Question Hour.

As their demands were ignored, the members trooped near the Speaker's podium and shouted slogans.

The first adjourned the House till 11.30 a.m. and then till 3 p.m.

With the beginning of Zero Hour, the opposition members demanded a ruling from the to direct to give a statement in the House.

"Patnaik has only remained a mute spectator to the rising incidents of crime against girls and women," said of Opposition Narasingha Mishra.

However, MLA said the was not indifferent to the crimes against the girls and women.



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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 14:04 IST