Furore In Assembly Over HC Bench

Bhubaneswar: The Congress legislators created ruckus in Odisha Assembly leading to adjournment of the House over the long-standing demand for setting up of a permanent High Court Bench in western Odisha.
During Zero Hour in the House, senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra targeted the state government for not presenting the report of Justice CR Pal Commission even after 6 years of its submission.
Mishra said, “The commission’s report should be table in state Assembly within six months of its submission. Almost six years have been passed, where is the report?”
Later, several Congress legislators stood up and created a ruckus, following which Speaker Surjya Narayan Patro adjourned the House till 3 PM today.
Earlier in the day, lawyers of Bolangir District Bar Association took out a protest rally from Master Canteen to the Assembly and later staged a demonstration demanding establishment of a permanent bench of the HC in the district.