Punjab: 11 Akali Dal, BJP MLAs suspended from Assembly after protesting against Navjot Singh Sidhu

Chandigarh: 11 Akali Dal, BJP MLAs suspeded from Assembly after protesting against Navjot Singh Sidhu.

At the beginning of the Question Hour, wearing black badges SAD-BJP MLAs stood and raised slogans against Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Before the start of the Punjab session, outside the House, led by Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia burnt pictures of Siddhu including the ones in which he could be seen hugging the Pakistan Army Chief.

Angry scenes were witnessed in the Punjab Assembly in a war of words between state cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MLAs, especially Bikram Singh Majithia, which forced adjournment before the budget could be presented in the House here on Monday.

Sidhu and Majithia could be seen gesturing angrily at each other and calling each other names like “chor” (thief), “daku” (dacoit), “deshdrohi”, “badmash” (miscreant) and “chitta” (white powder drug) trader, forcing Speaker Rana K.P. Singh to adjourn the session amid Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal’s speech.

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