Admist uproarious scenes, allegations and counter allegations the Zilla Panchyat bimonthly review meet was abruptly adjourned by ZP President V.M. Vijaya.
V.P. Shashidhar and C. Karun Kalaiah stormed into the well of the house angered by the attitude of the President, in not allowing them permission to bring up issues slated for discussion. Trouble broke out over the Nittor Gram Panchyat issue where the Assembly Speaker had allegedly made disparaging remarks against Virajpet T.P. President Saritha Poonacha, the congress members were demanding a discussion on the above issues which was refused outright the chair claiming that it was a closed chapter. The opposition members stormed out of the meeting hall after tearing up the agenda and a lot of sloganeering.
The meeting was reconvened after a short while and issues like the proposed drinking water project for Madikeri and others issues were taken up.
The BJP members Dharmaja Uthappa, Manu Muthappa and S.N. Raja Rao urged the President to ensure that Congress member V.P. Shashidhar does not interfere in the smooth conduct of the Zilla Panchyat meetings in future.