Jammu: Government on Saturday referred the controversial Public Damage Property Act bill to select committee amid resentment by the opposition members soon after it was introduced in the legislative assembly.
Soon after the damage property bill was introduced in the house, the opposition members including Ali Mohammad Sagar, Mohammad Yousuf Taragami and others categorically opposed the bill and said it contains more strict laws.
Opposition demanded its immediate withdrawal or referral to the select committee for discussion.
Later Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri announced that the bill will be referred to the selection committee. (GNS)