Vote- on- account, Supplementary budget passed sans discussion

BHOPAL: The second day of state Assembly session on Tuesday witnessed great commotion with the Congress MLAs demanding CBI probe into Vyapam scam. They entered the Well of the House, which led to adjournment of the House twice. Speaker Sitasharan Sharma, amidst commotion, announced the Assembly’s nod to Rs 745- cr Third supplementary budget and Rs 51,600- cr vote- on- account.

Initially, Congress MLA Sunderlal Tiwari during the Question Hour, entered the Well of the House and demanded discussion on irregularities in Vyapam. Tiwari claimed that the scam had affected the future of 85 lakh students and the government was trying to hush up the matter. He alleged that if CBI probe was conducted, several influential persons would go behind bars. Tiwari was supported by MLAs namely Mukesh Nayak, Lakhan Singh and Jitu Patwari.

Legislative affairs minister Narottam Mishra, speaking on behalf of the government, said the government was not going to recommend CBI probe into the Vyapam scam and if Congress wants, it can ask the Prime Minister to announce it. Minister for urban administration and development, Kailash Vijayvargiya alleged that Tiwari was

involved in contractual teachers scam. Vijayvargiya alleged that Tiwari’s relatives are still in jail. Amidst commotion, the House was adjourned for 10 minutes and 30 minutes on two occasions. Later, the House was adjourned till Wednesday. Due to the commotion, no discussion could be held on the damage caused to farmers from rains and hailstorm.

Narottam shooes away BJP MLA from Well

When there was commotion in the House, a BJP MLA Bahadur Singh Chauhan entered the Well of the House. Parliamentary affairs minister asked Chauhan to leave the place. Chauhan was reprimanded by other senior MLAs too for his act.

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