Congress MLAs spend night in Punjab Assembly

congress-mlas-spend-night-in-punjab-assemblyCongress MLAs spent the night in the Punjab Assembly seeking a debate on the no-confidence motion against the ruling SAD-BJP combine, which was defeated by voice vote, and have refused to vacate the House till the government gives an assurance that a discussion will be allowed on it. The protesting legislators included four women legislators -Dinanagar MLA Aruna Choudhary , Muktsar MLA Karan Kaur Brar, Qadiyan MLA Charanjit Kaur Bajwa, and Mehal Kalan MLA Harchand Kaur.
The Congress was demanding a debate on government’s failure to protect the interest of the state on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal and deteriorating law and order situation in the state. The protesters included four women legislators. Describing the first-of-its-kind incident in the state unfortunate, Congress leader and former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said the government did not want to discuss the issues related to the common man in the house.

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