Bengal: Unruly scenes unfold in assembly's budget sessiontext_fields
Kolkata: The West Bengal legislative assembly witnessed scenes of indiscipline behaviour during the first day of the budget session after BJP leaders occupied the well in the house and protested against alleged violence after recently concluded local body elections, NDTV reported.
After Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked the Governor to do his speech, he couldn't deliver the same because of the protesters. Because of that decided to leave the house without delivering the speech, but Trinamool Congress MLAs stopped him from going. They urged him to deliver his address.
Mamata responded that the Governor's move was unprecedented and was a conscious attempt to create and constitutional crisis.
She said that they waited for more than an hour, and their MLAs did say a word. The speaker had appealed multiple times and with folded hands too, but the Governor didn't budge. The whole episode was BJP'sBJP's drama after losing everything, Mamata said. She said BJP had not done the right thing today, causing shame to the democracy.
On TMC MLA'sMLA's not letting Governor leave, she said, "Our MLAs got involved as the Governor was leaving without reading his speech and if he had not read his speech, it would be a constitutional crisis. To protect the Constitution, we requested him to read his speech."
Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari of BJP alleged that TMC MLA'sMLA's maltreated the Governor.
He alleged that there were women MLAs too. What happened in the house has been seen by everyone. They will meet the Governor and their demand simple that he should take action against those assaulted their constitutional; head, Adhikari said. Later, Mamata met Governor and spent 30 minutes with him.