AAP, Akali Dal leaders walk out of Punjab assembly

Punjab Assembly
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Chandigarh, June 23 : Punjab assembly witnessed ruckus after several upset leaders of  Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal on Friday walked out on the last day of the budget session.

The AAP and Akali Dal legislators were demanding an apology from assembly Speaker Rana K.P. Singh for forcibly throwing out of legislators by the marshals on Thursday, in which turbans of several Sikh leaders were tossed and some of party workers were injured.

The leaders belonging to AAP and Lok Insaaf Party carried placards along with them and started a mock assembly outside the Punjab assembly building.

The Shiromani Akali Dal also supported the AAP over the incident.

The Akali Dal  president Sukhbir Singh Badal, along with his party’s legislators, wore black cloaks on top of their clothes to protest against  manhandling of legislators.

Member’s Shiromani Akali Dal, AAP staged protest  outside the Punjab assembly and raised slogans against the Speaker and the Congress government.

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Earlier, the ruling Congress party , had  issued a whip to its leaders to be present in the house on Friday as important bills are to be discussed.

The ongoing budget session has witnessed number of noisy incidents since day one.

On Thursday, two AAP legislators, including a woman, were injured and the turbans of two others were allegedly tossed after the speaker ordered marshals to throw them out after they tried to interrupt the session.

 

 

Wefornews Bureau 

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