Congress demands dismissal of Nitish govt in Bihar
Congress MLAs in Bihar Friday met Governor and demanded the immediate dismissal of the Nitish govt.
Patna: Congress legislators in Bihar Friday met Governor Devanand Konwar and handed over a memorandum demanding the immediate dismissal of the Nitish Kumar government over alleged irregularities of Rs.11,412 crore in the state.
A day after Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Left parties legislators submitted a memorandum to the governor in this regard, Congress legislators led by state party president Mahboob Ali Qaiser also did the same.
The Congress legislators also demanded the removal of state assembly speaker Uday Narain Choudhary for his "partisan" role and decision to suspend 67 opposition legislators for unruly behaviour and taking no action against ruling legislators.
Qaiser told reporters that the Governor assured them that he would look into the matter.
Qaiser said the Congress had distanced itself from other Opposition parties to oppose the matter in its own way.
The 67 Opposition legislators were suspended for unruly behaviour in the Assembly, which witnessed violent clashes between the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Opposition members Tuesday and Wednesday.