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Public spat between Jharkhand CM and Congress MLA

Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 19:51

Medininagar (Jharkhand): Jharkhand Chief
Minister Arjun Munda and Congress MLA K N Tripathy on Thursday had
an argument on stage over survey of BPL families after which
Tripathy boycotted a public function here.
Interrupting the chief minister`s speech from his seat
on the dais, Tripathy shouted alleging that the government had
not given any benefit to the 11 lakh BPL additional BPL
families which it added to the existing BPL least last year.

His protest came when Munda announced that another
survey of BPL families would take place in the second week of
"You can`t dictate a CM," Munda retorted as an annoyed
Tripathy walked off the stage in protest.
Later, the chief minister continued with his speech to
mark the "Palamau district Development Festival".


First Published: Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 19:51
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