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Assembly adjourned till 3 pm

Bhubaneswar, August 20: The Assembly on Thursday was adjourned till 3 pm, amid sloganeering over the quashing of State Government’s appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the High Court order on ex-DGP Prakash Mishra case by Opposition Congress.

As the House assembled for the day, Congress MLAs rushed to the well of the House holding banners and shouting slogans against the State Government and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

As the House assembled at 10.30 am to transact business, Speaker Niranjan Pujari wanted to take up question hour but the opposition refused to yield.

As the Speaker did not allow a discussion on the issue the Congress MLAs rushed to the well forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House till 3 pm. The House could transact business only for one minute. 

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