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Protest in Delhi Assembly over temple demolition

first_imgNEW DELHI: The Delhi Assembly monsoon session on Thursday witnessed a ruckus after ruling Aam Aadmi Party legislatures went near the Speaker’s podium shouting slogans against the BJP for demolition of Saint Ravidas Temple.The Speaker Ram Niwas Goel has to adjourned the Delhi assembly for 45 minutes after members of the ruling AAP came into well of the House shouting slogans against the BJP in connection with the recent demolition of a Ravidas temple. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderThe Assembly session began by offering condolences to former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and former Union Minister Sushma Swaraj, both of whom passed away recently. The APP leaders marched into the well of the House carrying posters and shouted slogans following which the session was adjourned for half an hour. “This House resolves that the Central Government has badly mishandled this issue by not supporting their cause in the Court of law which finally led to its unjustified and unfortunate demolition,” alleged by AAP legislatures. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsThe uproar continued when the session resumed after which the Assembly was further adjourned for 15 minutes. The Ravidas temple was demolished by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) earlier this month on the orders of the Supreme Court. Dalit protesters, who had taken to the streets to protest the demolition of the temple on Wednesday had brought traffic movement in several parts of Delhi to a standstill. The protesters asked the central government to rebuild the temple. The protest had turned violent on Wednesday night, leaving several people, including policemen, injured.last_img read more

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