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Mamita Meher homicide case: Opposition stall House proceedings demanding the ouster of Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra 

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By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: Stalemate continues for the second day within the winter session of the Assembly with a decided opposition stalling the proceedings over their demand for the ouster of Minister of State for Home Dibya Shankar Mishra and restriction on his entry to the House.

As the House assembled for the day, members of BJP and Congress shouted slogans towards the federal government over the schoolteacher Mamita Meher homicide case.

Sensing the temper of the opposition, Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro adjourned the home until 4 pm. The Assembly couldn’t transact any enterprise.

In the pandemonium, the BJP moved an adjournment discover for dialogue on the deteriorating regulation and order scenario.

However, the Speaker adjourned the House. Opposition Chief Whip Mohan Charan Makhi advised reporters that the Speaker is performing below the stress of the ruling BJD.

“As we had said that the normal functioning of the Assembly would depend on the neutrality of the Speaker, we don’t see any fair play in the management of the House. We will continue our protest till the minister was sacked and the case is handed over to CBI,” stated Majhi.

Accusing the Speaker of enjoying into the hand of the federal government, Congress MLA Taraprasad Bahinpati stated the treasury benches will not be enthusiastic about a dialogue on the contentious problem. It is all the time the job of the ruling occasion to make sure the sleek functioning of the Assembly however the BJD is attempting to flee a debate to avoid wasting its face.

On the opposite hand, a delegation of the Congress legislators led by the chief of the legislature occasion Narsingha Mishra met Director General of Police Abhay and demanded that the Mamita homicide case be investigated by a particular investigation staff monitored by a sitting choose of the Orissa High Court. 

In a counter transfer, BJD MLAs staged a dharna close to Mahatma Gandhi statue on the premises of the Odisha Assembly protesting the stiff hike in LPG costs.

The college students’ wing of the BJD additionally phases a dharna close to Raj Bhavan protesting the value hike of petroleum merchandise and neglect of the Central Government to Odisha within the allotment of homes below the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).