BJP MLAs walked out of Odisha Assembly alleging misuse of Contingency Fund.
BJP MLAs walked out of Odisha Assembly alleging misuse of Contingency Fund.

BJP MLAs walk out from Odisha Assembly alleging 'misuse' of Contingency fund

ANI | Updated: Aug 02, 2019 20:43 IST

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): BJP legislators staged a walkout from the Odisha Assembly alleging misuse of the Contingency Fund for a farmers' welfare scheme.
Provisions say the Contingency fund can only be utilised in emergencies like a cyclone.
BJP members alleged that the state government used the fund for Kalia Scheme, which provides Rs 5000 twice a year to farmers.
Later, the BJP MLAs met Governor Ganeshi Lal to hand him over a memorandum on the issue. (ANI)

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