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Maharashtra Speaker Suspends 12 BJP MLAs for a year:- The Assembly Speaker of Maharashtra suspended 12 MLAs from BJP for one year after they created enough ruckus in the state. The Presiding officer Bhaskar Jadhav was manhandled by the BJP MLAs during the Assembly session after which the Speaker took the call. A resolution was passed by the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly urged the Centre to provide the censur for 2011 data. The data will be used to enable the State Backward Commission to prepare the count of the OBC population in Maharashtra. The resolution was passed by the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government. This will be used to restore the political reservations for the local bodies in Maharashtra.
NCP leader and state minister Chhagan Bhujbal moved the resolution and it was passed by the voice vote. BJP MLAs created a ruckus after the incident and the Speaker suspended the 12 MLAs who are responsible for the incident. The BJP MLAs climbed up to the Speaker's podium. Some of the MLAs manhandled Bhaskar Jadhav and the house was adjourned after the incident. Shiv Sena and NCP leaders alleged that the BJP leaders misbehaved with the Presiding Officer. Devendra Fadnavis, the opposition leader said that the BJP MLAs never misbehaved with anyone. Devendra Fadnavis announced the the rest of the BJP leaders will boycott the Assembly sessions in the state.
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