Opposition stages walkout over administrative units, SKIMS in LA

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 1/12/2018 1:44:08 PM

JAMMU, Jan 11: Opposition members today staged walkouts in the Legislative Assembly on the issue of non-functional administrative units and the strike at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) in Kashmir.
As the House met for the day, National Conference (NC) MLA Devender Rana raised the issue of "non-functional" Jindrah tehsil in his constituency and sought a reply from the government.
Rana said that the administrative unit of Jindrah in Nagrota was non-functional as no officials were posted there. He was supported by NC and Congress members, who accused the government of failing to make administrative units functional. As the Speaker turned down their request for a reply, the NC and Congress members rushed into the Well of the House. They were carrying placards with messages - 'make administrative units functional' and raised slogans creating ruckus.
After protesting and creating ruckus for at least half an hour, they staged a walkout.
Later entire opposition staged a walkout on the issue of SKIMS strike which was making people to suffer. The members created ruckus seeking reply from the Minister for Health Bali Bhagat. Yet dissatisfied with reply, they moved out.



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