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Amidst Opposition uproar Vote on account, Finance bill passed

assembly51111Thiruvananthapuram: The Vote on account and Finance Bill were passed and the House adjourned without deciding the next meet.

The session began on Monday after a four-day break and was scheduled to function till April 9. The house was adjourned on March 16 for the entire week, following disturbances by the opposition.

The House convened on Monday morning with the Opposition continuing with sloganeering and raising placards and banners. Attempts by Speaker N Sakthan to appease the MLAs proved unsuccessful. With the opposition MLAs plunging into the well of the House, the question hour and the zero hour were cancelled. As the House proceedings could not be continued further, the Speaker instructed the important bills that have to be passed to be placed on the table. After this, the vote on account was passed with a voice vote without any discussions.

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