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Congress stages walkout during Governor’s address

4/02/2019 at 11:47 AM

Bhubaneswar: The opposition Congress today staged walkout during Governor Ganeshi Lal’s address marking beginning of the Budget Session of the State Assembly.

As soon as the Governor started his address, the Congress MLAs led by Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra staged the walkout.

In his address, Lal highlighted the state government’s achievement in sectors like agriculture, health, education, social security, infrastructure development and poverty alleviation and tackling natural calamities.

“Odisha has set an example on how to tackle natural disasters. The margin of financial growth has touched heights. Bhubaneswar emerged at the top in Smart city challenge,” said the Governor.

“My government has launched schemes like KALIA for the welfare of farmers and Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) to facilitate treatment of patients. My Government has also provided 65,000 smartphones to farmers,” said Lal.

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