Patna,(BiharTimes): Opposition parties, especially RJD, on Friday sought the CBI probe into the infamous girl gangrape case of Patna.
Raising the issue in both the Houses of Bihar Assembly they accused the state government of suppressing the facts.
A teenaged girl was gangraped on June 14 and the CDs of the whole incident were circulated by the seven accused in the market.
RJD MLAs and MLCs raised anti-government slogans in the portico of both the Houses before moving inside. They accused Nitish Kumar government of trying to cover up the incident and shielding the main accused.
As soon as the Question Hour ended in the Assembly, Bhai Virendra and Samrat Choudhary of RJD moved an Adjournment Motion seeking a debate on the issue, but Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary rejected it saying it was not in keeping with the rules of the House.
Upon this the RJD MLAs started shouting slogans against the Nitish government and asked it to make a detailed reply. Apart from that it demanded a CBI probe into the gang-rape incident.
As the Speaker went on saying that the members could raise the issue through Call Attention Notice and place their demands, the agitated members did not not relent.
Later Parliamentary Affairs Minister Vijendra Prasad Yadav said RJD members should have raised the issue in other form and the state government was ready for making a reply.
Awadhesh Rai, the lone CPI MLA, also joined the RJD MLAs in supporting the demand for a CBI probe.
In the state Legislative Council Deputy Chairman Salim Pervez rejected the Adjournment Notice of the
RJD leader Ghulam Ghouse and others. Ghouse asked that the state govenment to make a statement on the gangrape issue soon.
He also demanded a CBI probe into the gangrape case. Congress members including Jyoti also supported Ghouse and other RJD colleagues.
The House plunged into chaos after Pervez rejected the Call Attention Notice of Ghouse.
State Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh, who was present in the House,said the state government was ready for a detail reply on the gangrape case and the chair should fix an appropriate time and date for it.
The House was later adjourned for lunch recess.