Bhubaneswar: The first day of Winter Session of the Odisha Legislative Assembly today began on a tempestuous note when Congress Chief Whip Tara Prasad Bahinipati along with Opposition legislators ruckus the house demanding discontinuance of the Question Hour following which Speaker Niranjan Pujari adjourned the proceedings till 3 pm.

As soon as the Question Hour began, Opposition leader Narasingha Mishra drew the Speaker’s attention to allow a debate in the House on the Japanese Encephalitis while suspending the Question Hour.

But the Speaker rejected the LoP’s demand and decided to continue the Question Hour following which Bahinipati and Opposition members rushed to the Well in the House shouting slogans.

Unable to run the House, the Speaker adjourned the House till 3 pm.

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