Failing to get an assurance from the Madhya Pradesh government on the issue of compensation for rain and hailstorm-hit farmers, the Congress MLAs today called off their agitation after staging a three-day protest in the state Assembly.
Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders, who held an overnight dharna inside the state Assembly, continued their protest on Wednesday to protest against the new Land Acquisition Bill. The dharna was led by senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh.
Madhya Pradesh Assembly's Winter Session beginning Monday is likely to be stormy with opposition Congress deciding to corner the government on state Professional Examination Board (PEB) scam and other issues.
Madhya Pradesh Assembly was on Tuesday adjourned sine die after passing the state budget for 2014-15 amid pandemonium following the Speaker`s rejection of a Breach of Privilege motion moved by a Congress member against Chief Minister.
The ruling BJP Wednesday stumped the opposition Congress in the state Assembly by agreeing to its motion for discussion on the alleged "mega" Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam involving the `high and mighty`.
The crucial 12-day monsoon session of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly will begin on Monday with the opposition Congress having already served notice to move a no-confidence motion against the state government.
Leader of Opposition in the Madhya
Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh on Monday said deteriorating law and
order situation in the state would be among the issues that
would be discussed in the budget session beginning Tuesday.