Winter Session of Bihar Assembly Opens with Tributes

Typography
  • Smaller Small Medium Big Bigger
  • Default Helvetica Segoe Georgia Times

Patna: On the opening day of the winter session of Bihar Assembly on Thursday, leaders paid tributes to politicians and other famous personalities who passed away in the last few month.

Among those who were remembered by the Chief Minister, members of the Cabinet, legislators, and the leaders of the opposition parties included Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailashpati Mishra, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Shakeel Ahmed Khan Janata Dal – U leader Ramsevak Hazari, Father of the White Revolution Dr. Verghese Kurien, and noted film-maker Yash Chopra.

Rabri Devi arriving at Bihar Assembly on Thursday.Rabri Devi arriving at Bihar Assembly on Thursday.Eulogy for Thackeray was offered by Bihar Legislative Council Chairperson Awadhesh Narayan Singh. The House also observed a one-minute silence in respect of the departed souls.

Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chowdhary also paid tributes to the 17 people who died during a stampede at Adalatganj Ghat in Patna during Chhath celebration on November 19.

Besides Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, former Chief Minister Rabri Devi, leader of the opposition and RJD leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui were among many who were present on the occasion.

The Assembly was adjourned after the condolences.

BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS

More News...

Anti-encroachment Drive at Maurya Lok Shopping Complex

Nov 21, 2017
Anti-encroachment Drive at Maurya Lok Shopping Complex
Patna: The annual ritual of removing illegal encroachment from Maurya Lok Shopping Complex began on Monday with Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC)…

Lalu Banks on Tejaswi, Hardik Patel to Uproot BJP

Nov 20, 2017
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav speaking at Hotel Maurya in Patna on Sunday.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, speaking at the party's working committee meeting at Hotel Maurya in Patna on Sunday,…

Man Shot Dead in his Home; Police Grill his Wife

Nov 20, 2017
 50-year old Assi Ahmed killed in his home in Patna.
Patna: Police in Patna were investigating the murder of a local shop owner who apparently died of a bullet wound at his home in Samanpura under…

CM Reviews Work on Various Flyover Projects in Patna

Nov 20, 2017
Nitish Kumar surveying GPO-Chiraiyantand flyover bridge in Patna on Saturday.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday surveyed the upcoming flyover between the Patna GPO and Chiraiyantand that is scheduled to open for…

Landslide for BJP in Gujarat Elections; Says Paswan

Nov 20, 2017
LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan holding a press conference in Patna on Saturday.
Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) President and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, at a press conference in Patna on Saturday, praised Prime Minister…

PMCH Junior Doctor Strike Day 2 – 16 Reported Dead

Nov 17, 2017
Desolate look of PMCH on Friday.
Patna: A day after Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) junior doctors went on strike following a clash with a patient's family, at least 16…

View Your Patna

/30

Your Favorite Recipes on PD

Recipes

Latest Comments

Recent Articles in Readers Write, Lifestyle, Feature, and Blog Sections