The move comes around 10 days after a monkey stunned legislators by abruptly walking into the House as they discussed the issue of guest teachers. During the voting for the presidential elections too, held at the Delhi Assembly on July 17, a troop of monkeys had torn down a part of the tent erected for journalists and security personnel.
Not just monkeys, snakes are also frequently caught slithering across the sprawling expanses of the chamber of the 70-member House.
"Often, there is a risk of MLAs and employees of the Vidhan Sabha being bitten by monkeys. I will write to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) asking them toz send their teams to the assembly and catch monkeys," Speaker Ram Niwas Goel told PTI.
On August 10, as lawmakers discussed the issue of guest teachers, a monkey had dodged armed security personnel, swiftly slipped between the legs of marshals standing at the doors and darted towards the treasury side from the end of the opposition benches. Click for more trending news
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