Patna: Bihar assembly was adjourned till lunch on Tuesday following ruckus created by the opposition on the issues of corruption and crime during which a BJP MLA allegedly broke the mike triggering heated exchange between the ruling coalition and the opposition.
The BJP MLA Lakhendra Paswan, through his supplementary question stood up to demand enhancement in the wages of Aanganwadi sevikas but as his mike had no sound, he forcibly objected to it holding the mike which broke . To this the ruling parties members strongly objected
and the Speaker Awadh Bihari Chowdhary said that action would be taken against such an act.
Paswan said that he was stopped from speaking and the ruling members were using abusive words. Amid uproar, the opposition members trooped to the well and shouted slogans against the government following which the entire house plunged into noise.
The speaker later adjourned the proceedings of the house till 2:00 p.m. during pre lunch sitting.
As the house had assembled for the day the leader of the opposition in the state assembly Vijay Kumar Sinha tried to draw the attention of the speaker towards some issues but in the mean time Satyadev RAM of CPI ML raised a point of order regarding Senate’s meeting of Jaiprakash
Narayan Chhapra University of which some MLAs were also members.
The opposition leader Vijay Kumar Sinha raising the issues of corruption and crime said that the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was boasting the moral of the criminals and those indulged in corruption.
He also raised the issue of inferno in Kishanganj and demanded a reply on it from the government.
Sinha said it seems there was a complete Gundaraj and the ruling members were behaving like gundas.
He demanded from the chair to accept the adjournment motion moved by the opposition members on it.
To this the speaker asked Sinha to furnish evidence on the issues of corruption and crime raised by him only then it would be discussed and took up the short noticed question proceedings of question hour.
Creating noise the opposition members meanwhile entered into the well and shouted slogans against the government demanding resignation from the Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Prasad Yadav in connection with land for job scam.
The opposition leader asked the speaker to bring the house in order and listen to the issues of the members instead of running the house one sidedly.
To this the parliamentary affairs minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary said that the government would make a reply even on the serious issues if raised as per the laid rules and regulations of the house.
Objecting to it the opposition leader Vijay Sinha, a former speaker of the house, referring to the laid rules and regulations said that if only 10 members stand up on some issue it is taken up whereas at present more than 50 members were on their toes on the serious issues including corruption and crime as well as communal tension in Kishanganj were the Hindus were being scared.
The speaker however said that the rules and regulations have been mentioned in the rules and business of the house and requested the opposition leader to raise the issues in writing.
Countering it the opposition leader said that written notice has already been moved in the form of adjournment motion notice as per the laid rules and regulations.
Later, the opposition members resumed their seats and the question our proceedings continued.