Ruckus over Mohalla Clinics in Delhi Assembly

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New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Mohalla Clinics became a flash point between AAP and BJP in the Delhi Assembly on Thursday with BJP MLAs terming them a failure.

Health Minister Satyendar Jain answering two questions in the Assembly — why 1,000 Mohalla Clinics have not been opened yet and why security guards were not present at all the clinics — said that files in this regard were pending with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.

BJP MLA Vijender Gupta said that it’s not true and termed the project as a failure, which was echoed by BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa.

“The government is not functioning and you keep blaming others for it,” Sirsa said.

This led to a commotion in the House and Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had to step in to restore decorum.

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Goel said that he along with five MLAs, including the opposition, can go to the Lt Governor and ask why the files have been kept pending.



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