West Bengal: Suspension of 7 BJP MLAs including Suvendu Adhikari revoked

West Bengal: In a major political development in West Bengal, the suspension of seven BJP MLAs, including Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, was revoked on Thursday. Two separate resolutions to revoke the suspension of the MLAs were tabled before Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay, which were passed.

Suspension of 7 MLAs of West Bengal BJP canceled
As the second part of the Assembly session began, the Speaker read out the last two lines of a motion requesting BJP MLA Agnimitra Paul to withdraw the suspension order against Suvendu Adhikari and four other MLAs – Manoj Tigga, Narhari Mahato, Mihir Goswami. asked for. and Shankar Ghosh. Banerjee then consulted Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee, who also spoke in favor of withdrawing the suspension.

Another BJP MLA, Sikh Chatterjee, read out a second motion in the House, seeking revocation of similar suspensions against MLAs Mihir Goswami and Sudip Mukhopadhyay. The speaker later agreed to withdraw the suspension order against all the seven MLAs.

Earlier last week, Speaker Bandopadhyay had rejected a proposal by the BJP to revoke the suspension, citing some technical errors. Bandopadhyay asked to present a new proposal without technical errors.

7 BJP MLAs suspended for this year’s session
Clashes broke out between MLAs of the ruling TMC and BJP in the Assembly on March 28, following which the Speaker suspended five MLAs. Adhikari, along with BJP MLAs Deepak Burman, Shankar Ghosh, Manoj Tigga and Narhari Mahto for a future session this year. Earlier, two other MLAs of the saffron camp – Mihir Goswami and Sudip Mukhopadhyay – were suspended for their conduct during the Governor’s address to the House.

(with agency input)