ibnlive » India

MP monsoon session begins, tributes paid to deceased leaders

Press Trust of India
Jul 08, 2013 at 04:15pm IST

Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Monday began its monsoon session by paying tributes to leaders who recently passed away and large number of pilgrims killed in the Uttarakhand deluge.

As the House assembled on the opening day of the session, Speaker Ishwardas Rohani mentioned about the demise of Deputy Speaker Harvansh Singh and former Deputy Chief Minister Subhash Yadav.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Leader of Opposition Ajay Singh, BSP legislature party leader Ram Lakhan Singh, Independent MLA Paras Saklecha, Congress legislature party's deputy leader Choudhary Rakesh Singh Chaturvedi, among others, paid rich tributes to Congress leaders, former MLAs and those killed in Uttarakhand disaster.

MP monsoon session begins, tributes paid to deceased leaders

MP monsoon session begins, tributes paid to deceased leaders

Those who were paid tributes included former Union Ministers Vidya Charan Shukla and Bhavana Chikhalia, former MLAs Chandramani Tripathi, Mahendra Karma, Nandkumar Patel, Kusumkant Jain, Gaurishankar Kaushal, Uday Mudliyar, Anantram Verma, Supyar Singh and those killed in Uttarakhand tragedy.

The House later observed a two-minute silence after which the Speaker adjourned it for the day as a mark of respect in their honour.

~~nbsp;

Latest

More from this section

PREVIOUS  Evidence in ex-minister sexual abuse case not tampered: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

NEXT  Congress files complaint with CBI against state government