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BJP adjournment motion on Assam violence rejected

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Aug 08, 2012 at 07:11pm IST

New Delhi: An adjournment motion on the violence in Assam moved by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday was rejected by a voice vote.

Speaking at the conclusion of debate on the motion, BJP leader LK Advani said he was not satisfied with the reply of Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, adding there should be voting on the motion.

Speaker Meira Kumar put the motion to voice vote and announced that it had been "negatived".

BJP adjournment motion on Assam violence rejected

Violence in Kokrajhar district in Assam.

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