Agartala, January 8 : Tripura assembly witnessed pandemonium over the alleged sex scandal, involving a ruling party MLA, as the Chief Minister Manik Sarkar who is also holding the home port folio refused to make any statement over the issue. All the Congress MLA’s rushed before the podium, shouted slogans forcing the speaker Ramendra th to adjourn the house for one hour.
Leader of the opposition Sudip Roy Barman raised the issue in the reference period as the speaker rejected his adjournment motion. He said it is a serious matter that a public representative molested a 8 year-old girl child inside the CPI(M) party office but police is not taking any action. He demanded a statement from the Chief Minister.
The alleged MLA from Amarpur Manoranjan Acharjee has already resigned from the assembly and the CPI(M) has expelled him from the party. However, Acharjee denied the allegation and said he was the victim of an inner-party conspiracy.
Quoting from police report Roy Barman said the victim girl child herself stated that she was sexually molested by the MLA whom she used to call as ‘Dadu’ inside the Amarpur party office. She rrated the incident to her parents immediately after returning home and they also admitted the fact to the police.
The leader of the opposition expressed grave concern over the behaviour of the parents and grandfather of the girl, all of whom are important office bearer or activists. They made statement in front of the TV camera but refused to make any complain to police. ‘It reflects how our society has been degenerated under the CPI(M) rule’, he said.
The five day session has been started from today with the customary iugural speech of the governor Tathagata Roy. He appreciated the advances made by the government during last one year despite severe fincial crisis.