Bangalore, Jun 25 (UNI) Both the Houses of the Karnataka Legislature was today adjourned Sine Die, amidst noisy scenes and dharna by opposition parties demanding setting up of a Joint House Committee to go into the scarcity of fertilisers and suicide by farmers in the state.
As soon as the Upper House assembled after lunch, the opposition members, demanding setting up of a Joint House Committee to go into Fertiliser issue, Farmers suicide and recent Police firing in Haveri, walked to the well of the House and staged dharna when Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa declined to yield to their pressure stating that already Judicial inquiry has been ordered to bring out the truth.
The Chief Minister in his reply stated that he would soon be convening an all party meeting to discuss the issue and farmers suicide within a day or two.
He said that a Committee would be set up with Agriculture Experts and Opposition leaders to study the reasons for suicide by farmers and to come out with a solution to stop recurrence of the incident.
Mr Yeddyurappa said he would soon be leading an all party delegation to bring pressure on the Centre to release required quantum of Fertiliser to the state.
The House passed motion of thanks to the Governors address by voice vote amidst Opposition staging dharna in the well and JD(S) member Y S V Datta staging a walkout in protesting against the Chief Minister declining to set up Joint House Committee.
Chairman Prof B K Chandrasekhar adjourned the house Sine Die.
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