Skip to content Skip to navigation

Cong stages walk out in assembly

GUWAHATI: The gangrape and murder incident in Batadrawa has triggered no less uproar on the floor of the Assam Assembly on Monday where the main Opposition Congress staged walk out.

As the House assembled in the morning the Opposition Congress led by Debobrata Saikia brought an adjournment motion to discuss the entire incident. But Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami disallowed the motion and the Congress legislatures walked out of the floor.

Then the party legislators staged protest at the Assam assembly premises. With play cards they demanded Justice to the victims and slammed the government for failing ensure safety and security of girls and women.

The BJP and AGP legislators demanded exemplary punishment for the perpetrators while AIUDF members who demanded the perpetrators to be hanged to death want to keep the religion out of it.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff.

Add new comment

Random Stories

Shradhanjali to Dr. Bhupen Hazarika in London on November 18

14 Nov 2011 - 6:47pm | Rini Kakati
On Saturday, 5 November, 2011 at 4:35pm, Dr. Bhupen Hazarika - a multifaceted genius, maestro the heart of Assamese people left us all in tears. Devastated as we are we remember his scintillating...

Kids Film Festival in the city

17 Nov 2015 - 7:55pm | AT News
The NPS International Kids Film Festival is scheduled to kick off on November 24 with the participation of children from Italy, Sweden, Russia, Brazil, South Africa and the host country India....

Quiz competition held in Barpetaa

11 Nov 2010 - 10:46pm | Juthika Das
A Quiz competition was organized for the students of Shankar Dev Shishu Niketan, Saudarvitha by Army Camp, Saudarvitha of 12 Kumaon Regiment under Red Horn Division. The competition was...

Join Assam Times on Telegram