Besides this, the government purchased 1195 Haematology Cell Count kits, paying an excess of about Rs 25 crore, and in another instance, purchased 165 units and paid about Rs 6.18 crore in excess.
Roy, who had been asked by the speaker to reply to BJP's charges against him, Tuesday sent a letter to the speaker's office requesting he be granted a month's time to do so citing poor health.
Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee files affidavit in HC on PIL for Mukul Roy's removal as PAC chief
The Bengal government has opposed the prayer claiming that it is the domain and discretion of the Speaker of the Assembly.
Bengal Assembly Speaker can file affidavit in PIL seeking Mukul Roy's removal as PAC head: Calcutta HC
The bench said that the speaker and other respondents, in the meantime, may file an affidavit if they wish to do so.
PIL filed in Calcutta HC seeking Mukul Roy's removal from post of Public Accounts Committee chairman
Advocate General Kishore Dutta opposed the prayer submitting that the speaker has the sole authority in the Assembly and it is for him to decide who was eligible for the post.
Buggana said the government is bound to give reply as the PAC is representative of the Legislature and a check on the government and the executive.
Earlier in the day, eight BJP MLAs resigned as heads of Assembly panels in protest against Roy's appointment.
BJP MLAs, led by Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, staged a walkout in the Assembly, protesting against this decision.
TDP leader Payyavula Keshav said the government should answer as to why there were no vouchers, no receipts and no bills of any sort for Rs 41,043.08 crore government spendings.
Roy was among the 20 MLAs who had filed nominations for the memberships of the PAC on Wednesday.
Roy was among the 20 MLAs who filed nominations for memberships of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the West Bengal assembly on Wednesday.
The Congress leader, who is also the chairman of the PAC, said the meeting could be by any mode, either physical or virtual, depending upon the COVID-19 situation.
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