Patna: Seven MLAs of Congress including
Legislature Party leader Ashok Kumar and state party chief
Choudhary Mehboob Ali Kaiser today created ruckus in Bihar
assembly seeking revocation of suspension of 67 MLAs of
As the house assembled for the day, Congress MLAs were
seen requesting speaker Udai Narayan Choudhary to reconsider
his "arbitrary and unilateral decision" on suspension and run
the house with the support of the opposition.
Choudhary insisted that he had to discharge his duties
in accordance with the rules and asked the agitated members to
return to their seats and place an official proposal on what
they wanted to say for consideration.
They, however, did not listen and trooped to the well
and when the speaker went ahead with the business of the
house, Congress women members Sunila Devi and Sunita Devi
were seen pulling the reporter`s desk.
A couple of other party MLAs lifted two reporters chairs
and kept them on the desk and continued shouting slogans,
after which Health Minister N K Yadav said this reflected the
"real culture" of Congress.
After the zero-hour, Deputy Chief Minister S K Modi,
who holds the finance portfolio, tabled the CAG report for the
period ended March 31, 2009 for referring to the Public
Accounts Committee of the house for consideration.
The Speaker then adjourned the house till lunch recess.
Earlier, Modi called for deduction of salary and
allowances of the suspended MLAs for their unruly behaviour.
The Speaker on Wednesday suspended 67 MLAs of the
opposition parties for causing disruption of the proceedings
of the house and their unruly behaviour.