Bihar Opposition disrupts Assembly over grim flood situation

 

Bihar Opposition disrupts Assembly over grim flood situation

first_img Next Indo-Asian News Service PatnaJuly 15, 2019UPDATED: July 15, 2019 13:27 IST Image for representation (PTI)HIGHLIGHTSRJD, Congress and CPI-ML on Monday disrupted proceedings in the Bihar AssemblyOpposition also staged a protest outside the Assembly and shouted slogansFloods have affected nine of the 38 districts so far in the stateOpposition RJD, Congress and CPI-ML on Monday disrupted proceedings in the Bihar Assembly over the grim flood situation in the state, demanding a special discussion during the question hour.Members of the RJD, Congress and CPI-ML also staged a protest outside the Assembly and shouted slogans, holding placards.Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA Bhai Virendra said that a special discussion on the flood situation was the need of the hour as 18 lakh people have been affected by the floods and over two dozen people have died so far."The flood victims are fighting for survival. Relief and rescue operations are very slow. People are facing food and drinking water shortages, there is shortage of fodder for the cattle," he said.Floods have affected nine of the 38 districts so far in the state.Virendra said that the government, led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, was not sensitive towards the problems and the victims.Also read | Bihar fears floods as heavy rains swell riversAlso read | Flood ravages 8 districts in Bihar, CM Nitish Kumar reviews situationAlso watch | In Depth: Decoding the link between floods and droughtsFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn't like in the comments Posted byAnumika Bahukhandi Tags :Follow biharFollow bihar floodsFollow PatnaFollow Bihar Assembly Bihar: Opposition disrupts Assembly over grim flood situationMembers of the RJD, Congress and CPI-ML also staged a protest outside the Assembly and shouted slogans, holding placards.advertisementlast_img

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