Bhopal: There was a lot of uproar in the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly on the fifth day of the budget session. While the Congress brought a no-confidence motion against the Speaker, Leader of the Opposition Govind Singh accused Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra of throwing a book at him. The suspension of Congress MLA Jitu Patwari for the rest of the budget session has thrown the entire party into gear.
State President Kamal Nath In the presence of the party legislators, it was decided to bring a no-confidence motion against Speaker Girish Gautam, according to which the Congress on Friday moved a no-confidence motion in the House, which created a lot of uproar. Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition Singh accused Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mishra of throwing a book and killing him.
‘Threw a book aimed at me’
Leader of the Opposition Govind Singh wrote a letter to the Chief Secretary of the Vidhan Sabha saying that on March 3, members of the Congress party were demanding a discussion on the resolution given against the Speaker under my leadership. In the meanwhile, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra, using indecent language, in a fit of rage threw the booklet of Madhya Pradesh Vidhansabha Procedure and Conduct Rules aimed at me, which fell in front of my table.
‘The book fell while removing the peon from the middle’
The Leader of Opposition has further written in his letter that this conduct of Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mishra is unparliamentary, in the history of the Vidhansabha, this type of attack on the Leader of the Opposition is highly disrespectful. This act of his comes under the ambit of contempt of the House as well as the violation of my special rights along with the members of the opposition, so I give notice of breach of privilege against the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs for the said act. While expressing regret on the allegations of the Leader of Opposition, Mishra said that the book fell while removing the peon from the middle.