Bhubaneswar: Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro adjourned the Assembly for one hour till 11.30 am following ruckus by opposition Congress.
As soon as the Question Hour began at 10.30 am, opposition Congress MLAs trooped into the Well of the House protesting Speaker’s decision to reject the adjournment motion moved by the party on farmers’ problems.
Congress MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati climbed atop the Speaker’s podium to register party’s protest. Though the Speaker requested the protesting MLAs to go back to their respective seats, the latter did not relent.
The opposition party MLAs wanted to know on what ground the Speaker rejected their adjournment motion.
Unable to run the house, the Speaker adjourned the House for one hour till 11.30 am.