Jharkhand Assembly adjourned till Monday
By Abha Manakatala - Fri Aug 21, 11:38 am
Jharkhand Assembly today paid tributes to late former president A P J Abdul Kalam, President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife Suvra Mukherjee, former Odisha Chief Minister J B Patnaik and other leaders who had recently died.
Besides the Speaker, Chief Minister Raghubar Das, leader of Opposition Hemant Soren and several other legislators paid tributes to these leaders and also to former Bihar Governor R S Gawai, Jharkhand MLA Baldev Hazra, Jhabua MP Dilip Singh Bhuria, Sister Nirmala and some other leaders, who passed away recently.
The House also condoled the death of the 10 devotees who died in a stampede in Deogarh on August 10.
The CPI (ML-Liberation) MLA, Raj Kumar Yadav, condoled death of the five women, who were allegedly lynched by villagers after being accused of practising witchcraft earlier this month.
Later, the House was adjourned till August 24.