BHOPAL : The twelve-day monsoon session of Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, which is commencing from Monday, is likely to be stormy. The main opposition party Congress appears in a mood to corner the state government over Rs 3,500 crore spent on toilets constructed during the Simhastha in Ujjain.
The opposition has submitted maximum questions related to religious Simhastha as it seems to be more interested in knowing expenses incurred in air–condition, toilets, coolers which were arranged during Simhastha. They are also inclined to know funds spent over road construction, publicity, budget for Vaicharik-Mahakumbh and the CM’s visit during Simhastha.
The opposition is also expected to target government by raising in the House the dispute involving secretary of Panchayat and rural development Ramesh Thete and ACS Radheshyam Julania. The opposition has also geared up to corner the state government over dalit issue through Thete controversy. The Congress is likely to raise the recent excessive rain in the state and insurance claim of farmers. CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan also instructed all the ministers, MLAs of the BJP to be well prepared to give befitting reply to the opposition in Vidhan Sabha. The CM also held a meeting with chief secretary Antony de Sa regarding the Vidhan Sabha monsoon session. He also held discussion over Thete and Shashi Karnawat issue.
As per Parliamentary affair minister Narottam Mishra, state government has always in favour for healthy discussion. Government will give befitting reply to each and every questions of Opposition.
Vidhan Sabha speaker Dr Sitasaran Sharma convened a all party meeting and instructed MLASs to cooperate in running the House peacefully.