Chhattisgarh Assembly speaker suspends 30 Congress lawmakers for questioning on firm having links with Nirav Modi

19 February 2018, 07:24 PM
Chhattisgarh Assembly speaker suspends 30 Congress lawmakers for questioning on firm having links with Nirav Modi (File Photo)
Chhattisgarh Assembly speaker suspends 30 Congress lawmakers for questioning on firm having links with Nirav Modi (File Photo)

Chhattisgarh speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal on Monday suspended 30 lawmakers including 28 MLAs of Congress for protesting over invitation of Metal and Mining Corporation Rio Tinto for investment in the Assembly by the chief minister.

The Opposition MLAs during the State Assembly demanded discussion on why Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh invited Metals & Mining Corporation Rio Tinto for investment in the state.

On being denied discussion, the 30 MLAs started protesting alleging the Metals & Mining Corporation Rio Tinto has connection with Nirav Modi and is black listed in Madhya Pradesh.

Furiated with the protests Agarwal suspended 30 MLAs.

First Published: Monday, February 19, 2018 07:06 PM
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