New Delhi, April 5: Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra went near the Speaker's chair and tore a copy of the House's business list, demanding the removal of a scheduled discussion regarding "alleged attempt to incite communal disturbance on the pretext of Ramnavami procession". Subsequently, he was marshalled out of the Delhi Assembly.
Later, all four BJP MLAs, including Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta, O P Sharma, M S Sirsa and Jagdish Pradhan, staged a walkout.
Mishra, an MLA from Karawal Nagar, questioned the need for a discussion on the issue when there is no incident of "communal disturbance" in Delhi, but ruling AAP MLAs insisted on it.
As Mishra continuously demanded the removal of the scheduled discussion and also tore a copy of the business list of the House, Speaker Ram Niwas Goel ordered him to be marshalled out of the House.
The Speaker said that such an incident had occurred in his constituency Shahdara area, but the Delhi Police has not registered an FIR in this regard so far. As per the list of business of the House, AAP MLAs Amanattullah Khan, Praveen Kumar and Nitin Tyagi were scheduled to initiate the discussion on on "alleged attempt incite communal disturbance on the pretext of Ramnavmi procession".
Incidents of communal violence were reported from Bihar and West Bengal during Ramnavami, which was celebrated on March 25.