BJP stages walkout over discrimination in schemes

Opposition BJP staged a walkout from the J&K Assembly in protest against government alleged discrimination inthe grant of model village scheme.

Updated: Mar 29, 2012, 17:39 PM IST

Jammu: Opposition BJP on Thursday staged a walkout
from the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly in protest against the
National Conference-led government`s alleged discrimination in
the grant of model village scheme to Jammu region.

Earlier, Minister for Rural Development Ali Mohmmad Sagar
informed the House that 11 model villages have been taken up
for development under the state cluster programme.

BJP members led by Jugal Kishore stood up from the
benches and alleged discrimination of allotment of model
villages to their assemblies in Jammu region.

"The government has distributed the model villages among
themselves people of our constituencies have been denied
seats," Kishore said.

Seeking reply from the government, they trooped close to
the Well and shouted anti-government slogans against the
alleged "discrimination".

As there was no response from the government, the BJP
members staged walkout from the House.