Odisha Assembly adjourned to enable MLAs watch Hockey World League

1 Dec 2017

Odisha Assembly was today adjourned till Monday after conducting brief transactions to enable the lawmakers watch the opening of the Hockey World League final here. Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat adjourned the House after obtaining opinion of the legislators who were unanimous in showing their keenness in watching the sports event. The plea for adjourning the house for the day was made by Congress MLA Prafulla Majhi when proceedings during the zero hour were in progress. He said the members should be given an opportunity to watch the event. Majhi's request to the Speaker was supported by government chief whip Amar Prasad Satpathy. The Speaker observed that he had no objection in adjourning the house if the members agreed. Amat then sought the opinion of the members who expressed their desire to watch the beginning of the Hockey league. The House then adjourned till Monday. (PTI)