House witnesses debate over bill to curb black magic
| Saturday | 16th November, 2019
By Express News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The assembly on Friday witnessed a serious discussion over senior Congress leader P T Thomas’ private bill to prevent black magic and superstitious practices.
Thomas expressed hope that the discussion would pave the way for a serious intervention by the House to prevent social evils.
Thomas recalled several incidents in the state when people lost their lives due to superstitious practices.
K Babu spoke about the superstitious practices among professionals, including scientists.
Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan chipped in at the end asking the government to think about bringing in a legislation to end black magic and other superstitious practices.
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