JMM boycotts Governor’s address

By Abha Manakatala - Mon Feb 15, 12:17 pm

gov_jharkhand_2015Jharkhand Governor Draupdi Murmu’s traditional address to the state legislature today was marred by boycott and slogan shouting from opposition parties.

The Governor, however, completed her address amid the din and noise.

When Murmu started her address, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) legislator Pradeep Yadav started shouting and raised a few issues.

The governor was also interrupted by Leader of Opposition and former Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

The JMM, the main opposition party of the state, boycotted the Governor’s address. The Congress, however, did not.

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