Today News Online Service
Chandigarh, March 1
Being held in the shadow of the farmers’ agitation against the three central agricultural laws, the Budget session of the Punjab Assembly was off to a stormy start with the Opposition MLAs protesting over various issues.
AAP legislators on Monday came to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on bicycles, shouting slogans against the alleged “unfulfilled promises of the Congress government”.
Ahead of the start of Governor’s address, Akali Dal MLAs led by Bikram Singh Majithia raised slogans of “go back Governor” over the farm Bills.
The Opposition members questioned the Governor for “not sending the amendments” passed by the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on the farm Bills to the President.
As many as 40 Congress MLAs, including Navjot Singh Sidhu and Pargat Singh, are present in the House. The Akalis raised slogans as the Governor began his address.
The Akalis stormed the Well of the House, raising slogans against the Governor.