MPPEB scam likely to raise heat in Assembly session

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Bhopal, Jun 29: Madhya Pradesh Assembly's budget session beginning Monday is likely to be stormy with the Opposition planning to raise the MP Professional Board Examination scam in the House and treasury benches preparing hard to counter them.

The session is scheduled to continue till July 28, during which the state's budget will be passed. During the BJP MLAs' recent training session in Khajuraho, state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan directed the party legislators not to remain defensive on the issue (of MPPEB scam) as the government has not done anything wrong.

He asked them to be prepared to face Opposition in an offensive manner on the issue. Leader of Opposition Satyadev Katare told PTI today, "We will raise all issues related to the public with full might in the Assembly."

When asked about MPPEB scam, he said, "All issues in public interest (will be raised)."

Meanwhile, the House received a total of 4,888 questions to be asked by the members during the 29-day-long session, a release issued by the Assembly said.

A total of 21 sittings of the House will take place during the session, it said. The House also received number of other notices, including three adjournment motions and also three notices for debate under rule 139.

PTI

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