Bhopal/ Uproar in council meeting; Proposal to divide Bhopal Municipal Corporation into two parts rejected

Bhopal: The government’s proposal to divide Bhopal Municipal Corporation into two parts has been rejected by the Municipal Corporation Council on the basis of the majority. At a special meeting of the Corporation Council organised on the demand of BJP councilors, Mayor Alok Sharma spoke amidst a lot of uproars, on rejecting the government’s proposal and to maintain the same municipal corporation in the city.

In the midst of the uproar over this, council Chairman Surjit Singh Chauhan announced that voting would be done in which councilors had to raise their hands. On this, the BJP councilors raised their hands and on the basis of the majority, the proposal could not be passed. After this, the chairman announced to reject the government’s proposal to create two municipal corporations in Bhopal.

Councilors created chaos many times: As soon as Mayor Alok Sharma said that this partition is happening on religious grounds, the Congress councilors created a ruckus. They demanded that the Mayor is the Leader of the House, so he should put his point in the last. Councilors should be given a chance to speak initially. The uproar continued, Congress councilors surrounded the dais.

Congress councilors raised slogans of Jai Kamal Nath Congress councilors shouted slogans of Jai Jai Kamal Nath, while the BJP men shouted slogans of Kamal Nath Murdabad. Congressmen staged and sang Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram Bhajan.

At the same time, Congress councilor Guddu Chauhan waved copies of the news published in Dainik Bhaskar. There are 85 councilors in the municipal corporation, in which one BJP councilor has passed away. The BJP has 55 councilors and Congress 29 councilors in the municipal corporation house. Due to which BJP has a majority of councilors.