Tripura assembly suspended after obituary reference

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 21:13

Agartala: Tripura assembly was on Tuesday
suspended for the day after paying homage to MLA Sukumar
Burman who died on March 10.

At the beginning of the session, government Chief Whip
Samir Deb Sarkar said Burman was a sitting MLA and he died
following a cerebral stroke.

Leader of the Opposition, Ratan Lal Nath said that
after reading the obituary the session for the day might be
suspended.

After the reading of the obituary and observing two
minutes silence, the session was suspended for a day.
Burman was a prominent leader of Schedule Caste
Community of ruling CPI-M who was elected in the assembly for
five times.

He died at G B hospital.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 21:13

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