Bihar Assembly pays tribute to Bal Thackeray, Kurien

Patna,(BiharTimes): Both the Houses of the Bihar legislature was adjourned on opening day of the Winter Session after paying tributes to Shiv Sena chief, Bal Thackeray, film-maker Yash Chopra, milkman Verghese Kurien, BJP leader, Kailashpati Mishra and some of its own members and ex-ministers of Bihar like Ramsewak Hazari, Shakeel Ahmad Khan, Premlata Rai, Aditya Singh, Manga Singh Lamey, Ramchandra Yadav and Chandeshwar Prasad.

Council chairman Awdhesh Narayan Singh said the Shiv Sena founder always fought for the welfare of the people of Maharashtra. Chief minister Nitish Kumar was present in the House at that time.

The Upper House also remembered Chopra for his contribution to Bollywood and Kurien for bringing White Revolution in the country by establishing Amul brand in Gujarat.

Both the Houses also paid respect to veteran BJP leader and former Governor of Gujarat and Rajasthan Kailashpati Mishra.

In the Assembly, Speaker Udai Narayan Chaudhary led the House in paying condolence to the departed leaders. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his Deputy Sushil Kumar Modi and Leader of Opposition Abdul Bari Siddiqui were present.

The Council also condoled the death of 17 people in a stampede during Chhath festival here on November 19.




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