Bharat Bandh- Karnataka cancels assembly session on Monday
On account of Bharat Bandh called by the opposition parties, the Karnataka assembly has decided to cancel its session. Both the houses in Karnataka would not work on account of Bharat Bandh to be observed on November 28. The legislative assembly and council will function on December 3, a Saturday, to make up for loss of business on Monday.
The legislative assembly's speaker K B Koliwad announced that the decision was taken following a suggestion from the advisory committee after a meeting over Bharat bandh. The council was adjourned to Tuesday after the chairman declared that a session will be held on December 3, a Saturday instead of November 28.
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The decision was met with stiff opposition from the BJP with opposition leader Jagadish Shettar asking the government with withdraw the decision and allow functioning of both the houses on Monday. The announcement created uproar in the Karnataka assembly on Friday.