Bhubaneswar, July 2: Odisha Assembly today witnessed an uproarious scene over the alleged suicide of Ruchika Mohanty, a +3 student of BJB Autonomous College here, on the second day of the monsoon session.
As the House assembled for the day, legislators of Congress and BJP stormed into the Well and raised slogans to draw the attention of Speaker Bikram Keshari Arukha during the Question Hour.
The Speaker then urged the Opposition members to raise the topic in the Zero Hour instead of Question Hour. As the pandemonium continued, the Speaker adjourned the House till 11.30 am.
The issue was also raised in the Zero-Hour with BJP demanding a CBI investigation into the case.
Ruchika Mohanty, a Plus III first-year Arts student of the BJB College with History Honours, was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside the hostel room here.
A purported suicide note revealed that the student was tortured by her three seniors for which she took the extreme step to end her life. However, she had not mentioned the names of the students.