Congress creates scene over demonetization; Assemble session adjourned till 3pm today


Bhubaneswar, Dec 9: Today the entire Assembly was rocked with the Congress legislators barging into the well of the House. They shouted slogans and created a scene and so the House had to be adjournment till 3 pm. The Congress chief whip, Tara Prasad Bahinipati during the zero hour alleged that the demonetization move has poured in sufferings for the farmers as there have been instances of vegetable distress sale. Situation has become akin to the Emergency period due to scarcity in cash availability in the market. This argument of the Congress was supported by BJD MLA Samir Das, who said that although the government has announced its move but it itsekf has failed to tackle the consequences of it. The Congress members thus demanded the Speaker’s ruling and a reply from the Odisha Finance Minister on this heated argument and not being able to manage the scene in the House, the Speaker, Niranjan Pujari adjourned the proceeding till 3 pm.

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