Odisha Legislative Assembly

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Odisha Budget Assembly Dismissed Twice Over Paddy Procurement Uproar 

The second day budget session at the Odisha Assembly endured two adjournments due to heated dispute between the opposition parties. The Congress and BJP fought over the state government's slack in paddy procurement causing loss to the farmers. "we will not allow the House to function until all the paddy bags are cleared from the Mandi," said the Congress party candidate Taraprasad Bahinipati. Reportedly, Speaker S N Patro dismissed… read-more

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 07:15 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Odisha Assembly, Opposition, Congress, BJP, BJD, Taraprasad Bahinipati

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Odisha Opposition parties BJP and Congress

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Odisha Budget: Congress, BJP Walks Out During Governor's Speech

During Odisha Assembly's budget session on February 18, opposition parties Congress and BJP staged a walkout as Governor Ganesh Lal began his address. Congress leader Taraprasad Bahinipati and counterparts contested the escalating fuel prices and deteriorating law and order situation. Meanwhile, BJP questioned paddy procurement discrepancies and mounting cases of political violence. Besides, both the parties challenged the controversial rural… read-more

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 06:08 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Odisha Assembly, Opposition, walkout, Governor, Ganesh Lal, Congress, Taraprasad Bahinipati, BJP

Courtesy: NDTV