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Raj Assembly budget session begins amid protests

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 14:29

Jaipur: The budget session of the Rajasthan
Assembly began on Monday with Governor Shivraj Patil`s
address amid disruptions by opposition MLAs over the issue of
frost affected crops and compensation for farmers.

As Patil highlighted the achievements and public welfare
initiatives of the government, CPI(M) MLA Amra Ram started
shouting anti-government slogans.

Ram was joined by other CPI(M) MLAs Pema Ram and Pawan
Duggal and the trio waved small bundles of damaged crops in
the Assembly.

BJP MLA Hanuman Beniwal, who was suspended from the
legislative party yesterday for allegedly making "derogatory"
remarks against senior party leaders, also joined them.

Together they stormed into the well and shouted anti-govt

The Governor, however, continued his address.

After a brief protest, the three boycotted the session
and walked out of the House.


First Published: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 14:29
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