Jammu: The government on Wednesday held Opposition responsible for the adjournment of the legislative assembly ahead of a week.
The government spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said opposition legislators who have been former ministers came to blows and assaulted the treasury benches and assembly staff. “In this atmosphere the house could not run its business. The House has already completed its business and government wanted to discuss other issues including those having political ramifications,” Akhtar told reporters outside the House.
Mehbooba Mufti’s govt hides behind the Speaker and gets him to adjourn the Assembly sine die a week ahead of schedule
—Omar Abdullah tweeted
Responding to a query, he said the Speaker Kavinder Gupta had clarified his stand and nothing was left for Opposition to feel aggrieved.
“Chief Minister’s remark on Article 370 is a unique definition of the special status Jammu and Kashmir is enjoying within the constitution of India,” he said. Parliamentary affairs minister Abdul Rahman Veeri said the opposition was on hunt for issue and didn’t allow the house to run smoothly. “Chief Minister’s remark on Article 370 is a unique definition of the special status Jammu and Kashmir is enjoying within the constitution of India,” he said.
Talking to media persons outside the assembly, Congress Legislative party leader Nawang Rigzin Jora said, “We had only asked the Speaker to tell us when will the CM clarify her statement and whether or not he (Speaker) has examined the record, but unfortunately the Speaker tried to dodge the facts.”