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Birbhum killings: MLAs come to blows in West Bengal Assembly

Speaker Biman Banerjee tried to pacify the BJP MLAs, who continued with sloganeering inside the House, leading to a war of words with legislators of the treasury bench and an eventual ugly scuffle.

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BJP MLAs in a scuffle with TMC MLAs during the session of the West Bengal Assembly on Monday PHOTO: PTI

Press Trust of India Kolkata
The Budget session of the West Bengal Assembly ended in an exchange of fisticuffs on Monday, as legislators of the TMC and the BJP came to blows after heated arguments over the Birbhum killings, prompting the Speaker to suspend five saffron party MLAs, including Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, who was also accused of busting the nose of a rival MLA.
 
Shortly after the House assembled at 11 am, it plunged into pandemonium as BJP MLAs trooped to the well, demanding a statement by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the “worsening” law and order situation in the wake of the

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First Published: Mar 29 2022 | 12:05 AM IST

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