Hooch tragedy rocks Uttarakhand assembly Congress stages walkout
| Monday | 11th February, 2019
DEHRADUN: The budget session of Uttarakhand assembly started on a stormy note on Monday as opposition Congress lawmakers entered the well of the House in protest against the hooch tragedy of Haridwar, which has claimed around 37 lives.
In hospitals too, there was scarcity of doctors and medicines and other facilities but the state government simply ignored the issue.
"Excise minister Prakash Pant said, "The Congress is raising a wrong issue.
She asserted that as per the business advisory committee meeting the session was to start at 11am.
The time is set for session and not for a speech or other activity.
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