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Uproar in Bihar assembly over 'attack on migrants' in Tamil Nadu

March 03, 2023 14:15 IST

The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday created a ruckus in the Bihar assembly before staging a walkout, demanding that a team of members of the House be sent to Tamil Nadu to verify reports of attacks on Bihari migrants workers in Tamil Nadu.

IMAGE: Leader of Opposition in Bihar Vijay Kumar Sinha speaks to the media outside the Assembly, in Patna. Photograph: ANI Photo

Speaker Awadh Bihari Chaudhary took a grim note of the unruly behaviour of some of the BJP MLAs who had entered the well and placed chairs on the table of the reporting staff.


He asked Parliamentary Affairs Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary to advise the Chair on suitable action against the errant members to which the latter assented while lambasting the BJP for trying to derive political mileage.

"They have an issue with our Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav having visited Tamil Nadu on a personal invitation from the chief minister of that state.

"Even if reports of violence against migrants were true, would it have entailed officials and dignitaries from both states snapping all ties," the minister said.

Earlier, Yadav, who was present in the House, pointed out that the Tamil Nadu DGP had denied the reports of violence, and slammed the BJP for raising a stink over unverified claims.

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