CM’s olive branch breaks ice
The concluding day of the ninth session of 14th legislative Assembly commenced amid protest of opposition MLAs, who had been staging sit-in in the House since Tuesday on demand of loan waiver for farmers. Unconvinced with the governments reply, the Opposition continued its demonstration within the House even after the the session was adjourned sine die by the Speaker on Thursday. However, an initiative from the chief minister broke the ice and had the protest ended.
It was after the ‘informal’ talks with the chief minister that the Opposition MLAs decided to forward a 5-point demand letter to the Governor, seeking his intervention on loan waiver for farmers and other demands.
Despite intermittent disturbance of the protesting Opposition MLAs, the government was able to have the Bill for extending reservation for Gurjars and four other castes passed. However, as a little embarrassment couple of MLAs of the ruling side too expressed their reservation on the Bill.
The concluding day of the session commenced with protest of Opposition MLAs who had been camping at the house througout the night. The proceedings commenced with question on loan waiver of farmers and purchase of produce on minimum support price raised by independent MLA Subhash …read more