Staff Correspondent

SHIMLA: The Congress MLAs walked out of the Himachal Assembly on Friday protesting against the findings of a one-man committee constituted by the State Government to inquire into appointments made by the various parent-teachers’ associations during the Virbhadra Singh regime.

Appeal for probe

Not satisfied with the reply of Education Minister Ishwar Dass Dhiman who said merit in educational appointments would not be allowed to be compromised and there would be a thorough probe into the matter, all the Congress MLAs walked out of the House.