Singh, who represented Bahoriband Assembly seat was allegedly attacked by BJP workers during the recent local body elections in which the saffron party won majority of seats. The House was adjourned for the day by the Speaker Sitasharan Sharma after transacting the listed business of the House amid din when Congress members did not heed to his advice of going back to their respective seats and raise the issue in a proper manner.

As the House assembled on the opening day of the five-day-long winter session, the Speaker administered oath to the newly elected BJP MLAs Sanjay Pathak and Gopal Parmar and nominated Anglo-Indian legislator Loren B Lobo.But when the injured MLA (Singh) was carted out to take oath in a wheelchair, some members of Congress, especially Nayak shouted that lawlessness was prevailing in the state and even an elected representative was not secure.

Later, the Speaker mentioned about the passing away of former Union Ministers Abdul Rehman Antuley and Murli Deora and member of the first Lok Sabha, Reshamlal Jangde and other Ex-MLAs including Khuman Singh Raghuwanshi, Shiv Pratap Singh and Suresh Choudhry.
    
The House after paying rich tributes to them was adjourned by the Speaker for five minutes.When the House re-assembled, Congress members led by Mukesh Nayak and Sunderlal Tiwari among others raised the issue of attack on Bahoriband MLA again and created uproar demanding immediate admission of their adjournment motion on the issue.
    
Later, the Congress members walked out of the House demanding a debate on the attack after creating ruckus stalling the Question Hour. However, Urban Administration and Development Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya said that Congress which had been trounced by BJP in the civic polls is feeling dejected and frustrated and the same is reflected in the House.

But as soon as the House re-assembled, Nayak again jumped to his feet and sought Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's statement on the murderous attack on Singh and demanded a debate on it. He was joined in by other Congress members including Govind Singh and Shankarlal Tiwari.
    
Vijayvargiya while taking a jibe at Nayak, said that the Congress member was acting like the Leader of Opposition and was trying to dwarf Deputy Leader of Legislature Party, Bala Bachchan in the absence of the Leader of Opposition, Satyadev Katare, who is ailing.

To this, Nayak retorted that he was speaking as he can't keep quiet on the issue. Though the Speaker tried to calm the House and start the Question Hour, the Opposition refused to relent and staged a walk out amid noisy protests. Subsequently, the Speaker transacted the listed business of the House and adjourned it for the day.Later on, Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Narottam Mishra said that since Congress suffered humiliating defeat in the local body elections it is venting out the frustration in the House.

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