As soon as the House assembled today, the BJP and Congress MLAs started raising slogans against the State Government in protest against non-procurementof paddy across the State.
Both BJP and Oppsition members stormed the well of the House shouting slogans against the State Government alleging that it did not procure paddy from farmers who have incurred huge losses.
Speaker Surya Narayan Patro made a fervent appeal to the legislatures to ensure effective functioning of the House.
As Opposition members didn’t relent from shouting slogans despite repeated requests, the Speaker adjourned the House till 11.30 AM.
During Zero Hour, the Opposition Members also raised the issue again.
On the other hand, the ruling BJD members shouting slogans against the Opposition and demanded apology from BJP's Deogarh MLA Subash Panigarhi for attempting suicide in the House on Friday.
With the sloganeering continuing from both the treasury bench and the Opposition, the Speaker adjourned the House till 4 PM.
Meanwhile, Congress chief whip and Jeypore MLA Tara Prasad Bahinipati requested the Speaker to call an all-party meeting to ensure smooth conduct of business in the House.