Thursday, November 17, 2011

The Speaker expels former Minister Showkutally Soodhun from the Chamber

Stormy session in the National Assembly, Wednesday, November 16. Former Minister of Industry Showkutally Soodhun. Was expelled from the chamber for defying the authority of the Speaker.
The tension was palpable in the late afternoon of Wednesday, November 16, natiuonale Assembly during the budget debates. The intervention of the member of the Militant Socialist Movement (MSM), Maya Hanoomanjee saw an altercation between Showkutally Soodhun and Labour Minister, Mohamed Shakeel.
Initially, it was very reassembled after the member of the MSM was accused of serious allegations against the President, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, at the parliamentary session of Saturday, November 12 . Shakeel Mohamed then had to explain that he had just taken a speech by opposition leader Paul Berenger.
The second incident occurred a little later, when the Speaker, Kailash Purryag, was called to order Hanoomanjee Maya, considering that the focus of his speech did not respect the context of budget discussions. The deputy of the MSM Showkutally Soodhun then intervened to express his displeasure.
Kailash Purryag then asked Showkutally Soodhun to calm down. Refused to do what the member from the MSM. "It's unfair! "He said to the Speaker. And the latter replied, " If you do not calm down, I'll have to evict you. "As he continued to defy the authority of the Speaker, Showkutally Soodhun was eventually asked to leave the Chamber.
Later, Maya Hanoomanjee continued his speech, but confrontations between members of the MSM and those of the Labour Party continued, especially between Jhugroo Mahen and the Minister of Agro Industry, Satish Faugoo.
In his speech, interrupted several times, the former Minister of Health, Maya Hanoomanjee, lamented that cancer patients have yet to go to hospital for treatment Jeetoo. "Nothing has been proposed for these patients in the budget," she insisted.
She also questioned the government's plan to build six new shelters for needy children. What will happen about the services provided in these centers? "she said.

1 comment:

  1. The MSM still getting all the wrong kind of attention!