Himachal Speaker mulls FIR towards Congress MLAs for ‘manhandling’ Governor


Himachal Pradesh Speaker Vipin Parmar is inspecting the Assembly rules to lodge an FIR towards the 5 Congress MLAs suspended for the rest of the Budget session for allegedly manhandling Governor Bandaru Dattatraya.

The Speaker instructed PTI that that is for the primary time within the historical past of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly that the Governor was manhandled by Opposition members.

He is inspecting the rules to lodge an FIR towards the suspended Congress MLAs, the Speaker mentioned.

Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatraya was allegedly manhandled by some Congress members within the Assembly advanced on Friday after he addressed the House on the opening day of the Budget session.

The Speaker suspended Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri and 4 different Congress MLAs Harsh Vardhan Chauhan, Satpal Raizada, Sunder Singh and Vinay Kuma for your complete Budget session until March 20 on a movement moved by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Bhardwaj.

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Parmar mentioned some opposition members tried to cease the Governor, who was accompanied by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, when he was going in the direction of his cavalcade after addressing the House.

Parmar mentioned they hit on the Governor’s again with copies of his handle. They additionally hit the bonnet of the Governor’s automotive, he added.

Earlier, the Congress MLAs created a ruckus within the House in the course of the Governor’s handle. He then skipped to the final sentence after studying preliminary few pages and said that your complete speech ought to be deemed as learn.

Suspended Congress MLA Harsh Vardhan Chauhan instructed PTI that they have been ready outdoors the Speaker’s workplace and simply wished to ask the Governor why he reduce quick his handle however they weren’t allowed to take action.

He alleged that it was Deputy Speaker Hans Raj who manhandled the MLAs, a cost denied by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, who mentioned the Congress legislators had deliberate to create a scene.

Chauhan additionally mentioned they didn’t have any intention of manhandling the governor.

“If any FIR is registered against us, we will not go to the court for bail, rather we will prefer to be arrested,” he mentioned, including that the suspended Congress MLAs will sit outdoors the Assembly in the course of the Budget session.