PDP MLA apologises to J&K Assembly for slapping incident

PDP MLA Syed Bashir Ahmed on Thursday apologised for slapping a Jammu and Kashmir Assembly staff on Wednesday.

During the Question Hour, Syed Bashir apologised to the House for slapping a a Watch and Ward staff and maintained that he did not intend to insult or injure any Assembly staff.
Terming the incident unintentional, the Rajpoora MLA said, “If somebody’s sentiment has been hurt by my action, or if the dignity of the august House was undermined by my unintentional action, I tender my apology.”

During discussion of the grants of Agriculture Ministry in the Assembly on Wednesday, Bashir trooped into the well of the House over shortage of rations given to migrants.
Speaker Mubarak Gul ordered Assembly marshals to remove him.

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