Bhubaneswar, Mar 18: As the Oposition BJP and Congress stood adamant on the farmers’ issue disrupting the proceedings of the House, Speaker Dr Surjya Narayan Patro adjourned the Assembly business till 4 pm.
The Opposition members created ruckus in the House as soon as it met this morning. They started slogan shouting against the state government and created chaos forcing the Speaker to adjoun the House till 12 noon.
Later, the Congress members staged a dharna near the Gandhi statue outside the House while BJP members walked out of the House ostensibly to search leader of the House Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging that he has not been attending the House.
When the House resumed at 12 noon, noisy scenes continued forcing the Speaker to adjourn the proceedings till 4 pm.