BHOPAL: The monsoon session of Madhya Pradesh Assembly began today with Opposition members raising the issue of Vyapam scam related deaths and paying tributes to TV journalist Akshay Singh and medical student Namrata Damor, who died under mysterious circumstances.
The House began its 12-day session with the swearing-in of newly elected member firom garoth CS Sisodia. After that Speaker Sitasharan sharma mentioned the demise of former members and others, including former Union Minister Dilip Singh Bhuria, former MP Gufran-e-Azam, renowned architect Charles Correa and former bureaucrat MN Buch.
After chief minister Shivraj Sngh Chouhan had paid tributes, Opposition leader Stayadev Katare offered his condolences to the departed souls and also offered tributes to Namrata damor and TV journalist Akshay Singh, who died recently while interviewing Namrata’s father in Jhabua in western Madhya Pradesh.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra was quick to raise a point of order. He objected to Katare going beyond the listed business. At this point, the other opposition members stood up and staretd mentioning the otehr Vyapam related deaths.
The Speaker did not allow this and adjourned the House after calling for a two-minute silence as a mark of respect to those listed in today’s busoness.