Iyer-Mitra files affidavit before House panel

first_imgDefence analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra on Saturday filed an affidavit before a House Committee of the Odisha Assembly in connection with his alleged remarks amounting to breach of privilege of the State’s lawmakers.Leader of Opposition and Chairperson of the House Committee Narasingha Mishra told press persons that the Committee will review Mr. Iyer-Mitra’s statement and affidavit, and if required he will be asked to depose again.Mr. Mishra said that the House Committee would submit its report to the Speaker in the next session of the Assembly, which is scheduled to begin on November 16.Mr. Iyer-Mitra is in judicial custody at present following his arrest for his alleged derogatory and objectionable comments on art and culture of Odisha, Lord Jagannath and Odia community.last_img

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