Bihar Assembly witness uproar on various issues

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Patna, Mar 17 (UNI) The Bihar Assembly today witnessed uproarious scenes over various issues, including distribution of poor quality uniforms to girl students and recent manhandling of a surgeon in Motihari.

Soon after the completion of Question Hour, Samajwadi Party member Gopal Kumar Agrawal raised the matter about the poor quality of uniforms distributed among the girl students in Kishanganj district.

Carrying the sets of uniforms and school bags distributed to the students at government girls school, Mr Kumar trooped into the well of the House and displayed the materials on the government reporter's desk.

He also pointed out large scale irregularities in the scheme all over the State and demanded a probe by the House committee.

The RJD, LJP and Congress members then raised the issue of manhandling of a civil surgeon of Motihari in the presence of State Health Minister.

Some of them also trooped into the well accusing of poor health services in East Chamaparan district, where doctors protesting the incident proceeded with strike.

Intervening into the situation, Speaker Udai Narayan Choudhry rejected the adjournment motion on the same issue and asked the members to raise the matter during Zero Hour.

Meanwhile, Energy Minister Vijendra Prasad Yadav informed the House that a women died during delivery in the Sadar hospital in Motihari on March 14 and later three cases were lodged in this connection adding that the reason behind the death was being probed.

Later, Human Resources Development Minister Vrishn Patel too gave a statement on the issue, which had been raised by Mr Agrawal and said the government had inquired into the complaints received at four schools.

He said the government had opened the accounts of 65 per cent of the girl students and 35 per cent were still to be opened.

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