Acting upon the orders of Governor Punjab Salman Taseer, police arrested dozens of MPAs outside the Punjab assembly who were trying to enter the building to attend the session. Earlier, Salman Taseer had issued orders to stop the session banning while a heavy police contingent have been deployed outside the assembly. The PMAs are chanting anti-governor slogans, police have barred them to enter the building. The speaker of Punjab assembly Rana Iqbal holding the session outside the assembly premises in protest against barring MPAs from entering the building.