Opposition members of the parliamentary standing committee on Dwelling walked out of a gathering on Thursday after their demand to debate the scenario in Manipur was denied by the panel chief, sources stated.
On the assembly to debate jail reforms in states, TMC’s Derek O’Brien, and Congress’ Digvijaya Singh and Pradip Bhattacharya submitted letters to panel chairman Brijlal, saying as committee members they can not ignore the scenario in Manipur, the sources stated.
Earlier too, O’Brien and Singh had written to Brijlal urging him to carry a gathering to debate the scenario in Manipur.
The chairperson had knowledgeable each MPs individually the shortcoming to carry conferences urgently on the Manipur scenario, as three conferences on jail reforms have been scheduled for July.
A complete of seven members, together with the chairman, attended the assembly.
Practically 120 individuals have died and greater than 3,000 injured within the ethnic violence in Manipur since Could 3.
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First Printed: Jul 06 2023 | 12:52 PM IST