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Oppn targets Hry govt after they seek time to reply to query in House

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Opposition and the INLD today trained guns on the ruling BJP benches, alleging that the government was ill-prepared as it failed to reply to a question raised by them in the state Assembly today.

Haryana Legislature Party raised strong objections in the House, saying her question which had been listed today to be taken up during the Question Hour was not taken up.

Choudhary had sought to know from the whether there was a lack of basic amenities for animals in the Nandishala Foundation Centres, whether employees posted in these centres were not performing their duties properly due to which many cows had died and if so, what action was taken by the government.

INLD members also expressed their dissatisfaction, saying the government did not have a proper reply to a question raised by its member Ranbir Gangwa, which prompted to intervene and reply to the issue.

Gangwa had sought to know whether recruitment of employees had been outsourced, and if so, whether the government was providing proper reservation to SC, BC and ex-servicemen.

When the told Congress' Kiran Choudhary, that details of her query were being collected from the department concerned, the asked, "How was my question printed and put on the list of questions today?"

said, "When you were in power, in some cases, we were given replies to our questions after a gap of six months".

Following this, Choudhary said the government was ill-prepared.

The INLD's Abhay Singh Chautala also lent support to Choudhary on this.

Minister O P Dhankar said the question raised by Choudhary did not pertain to the


He, however, said the Nandishalas were opened by local administration and the people, and collection of the data pertaining to the question raised by the Congress MLA was a mammoth task and would take time.

On the question raised by Gangwa, CM Khattar said the matter of providing the benefits of reservation in jobs under the outsourcing policy to candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes was under consideration.

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

First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 21:30 IST
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