BJP MLA Subash Panigrahi had tried to take his life by consuming sanitiser within the Home whereas protesting towards the state authorities’s alleged apathy in direction of farmers who’re reportedly not having the ability to promote their paddy in mandis throughout the state.
Written by hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 12:06 PM IST
WATCH: Ruckus in Odisha meeting, politicians spar over BJP MLA’s ‘suicide try’
The Odisha meeting as soon as once more witnessed unruly scenes on Tuesday, as opposition events, each the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) and the Congress, created a ruckus within the Home over the alleged non-procurement of paddy within the state. Shortly after, ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislators demanded an apology over a BJP MLA’s ‘suicide try’ contained in the meeting.
In a video posted by information company ANI, legislators might be seen huddling across the podium of the Odisha Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Surjya Narayan Patro, as he requests the Home to relax. The Query Hour session, for which the Home assembled at 10:30am, was overrun with MLAs leaving their designated seats and lodging protests earlier than the Speaker. Each the Treasury and Opposition benches shouted slogans within the effectively of the Home.
The BJP and Congress legislators demanded that the state authorities present concrete assurance relating to paddy procurement from all farmers. The BJP has additionally demanded that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expresses remorse for his authorities’s “incapacity” to make sure easy procurement of paddy from farmers regardless of assurances.
BJD members, however, demanded an apology from Subash Panigrahi, the BJP MLA who tried to ingest sanitiser in protest over the problem final Friday. Panigrahi had tried to take his life by consuming sanitiser within the Home whereas protesting towards the state authorities’s alleged apathy in direction of farmers who’re reportedly not having the ability to promote their paddy in mandis throughout the state.
The BJD members led by occasion normal secretary (organisation) P P Das are demanding an apology from the Deogarh lawmaker for setting a foul precedent by trying suicide contained in the Home.
That is the fourth consecutive day that the Odisha meeting confronted problem in transacting any enterprise over ensuing chaos relating to the problem. The Home confronted turmoil on Monday as effectively and Patro was unable to conduct the proceedings of the day. He introduced 5 adjournments within the wake of noisy protests by the legislators of the ruling BJD and opposition Congress and BJP.
Patro had mentioned outdoors the Home on Sunday that the BJP MLA ought to tender an apology for committing a mistake by making a suicide bid within the Home. He had additionally mentioned that Panigrahi ought to apologise to deliver again normalcy within the Home.
(With inputs from PTI)
Thanks for subscribing to our every day e-newsletter.