Bhubaneswar: The State Assembly was adjourned till 11.30am on third day of the current monsoon session on Thursday as Congress and BJP Members protested against the Goverment’s apathetic attitude towards teachers and massive irregularities in distribution of saplings by the Horticulture Department, rerspectively.
As soon as the House met for the day, Congress and BJP Members raising the above issues rushed into the Well of the House and shouted slogans at the Speaker’s podium.
Unable to run proceedings, Speaker Pradeep Kumar Amat adjourned the House at 10.31am till 11.30am.
It may be noted that schools and teachers, who are sitting on dharna here for many days, have decided to gherao houses of their respective houses today. The teachers had observed the Teachers’ Day as “Black Day” yesterday.
Meanwhile, the Government has stated that the salary of teachers, who would remain absent in schools without prior permissions, would be deducted proportionately.