Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, June 17:
The issue of touching deities on the chariots during Rath Yatra was raised for the second consecutive day by opposition Congress and BJP members in the Odisha Assembly today.
Raising the issue during zero hour,Congress MLA from Jeypore Taraprasad Bahinipati sought the intervention of the speaker for an immediate solution of the matter by inviting daitapatis for a meeting.
BJP MLA from Patnagarh KV Singdeo asked the government to accept Gobardhanpeeth Shankaracharya Nischalananda Saraswati’s opinion on the matter as final.
Leader of the Opposition Bolangir MLA Narsingh Mishra asked the Speaker to convene an all party meeting to resolve the dispute.