Bhubaneswar, Mar 13: Speaker FDr. Surya Narayan Patro adjourned the House till 11.30 am as Opposition BJP and Congress members protested raising paddy procurement issue.
As the House assembled, BJP and Congress members trouped into the Well of the House and shouted slogans against the state government.
Unable to run the proceedings, Speaker Surya Narayan Patro adjourned the House till 11.30 am.
Today is the second day of the second phase of the Budget Session of Odisha Assembly.
The House could not function yesterday as the Opposition BJP and Congress members created ruckus in the House threatening that they would not allow it to run till the government purchases all the paddy from the farmers lying in the mandis.
Unable to run the House amid Opposition uproar Speaker Dr Surya Narayan Patro had adjourned the proceedings several times yesterday.
Similarly, as soon as the House met today, Opposition BJP and Congress MLAs stormed the well of the House shouting slogans against the government for its failure to purchase the paddy stock of the farmers lying in the mandis despite the assurance of the minister earlier.