Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
Global | By Marsha Munoz

Congress MLAs suspended from T-Assembly

Congress MLAs suspended from T-Assembly

As Governor ESL Narasimha started his speech, Congress MLAs started shouting slogans against the government. Following the resolution, which was backed by MIM and BJP parties, the speaker asked the Congress MLAs to leave the house. Venkat Reddy, in an act that has been condemned by all, hurled headphones targeting the Speaker's podium, one of which hit Council Chairman K Swamy Goud on the right eye. They tore off the Governor address copies and threw the pieces towards the chair. He was admitted to Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital for treatment. The doctors, who conducted a CT scan of his face, ruled out serious injury to his eye but are learnt to have suggested that he be under observation for 24 hours. "This is totally uncalled for by the opposition members".

Slamming the Congress, state Legislative Affairs Minister T Harish Rao alleged that the behaviour of the main opposition members amounted to an attack on the Governor.

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The Telangana unit of the Congress on Monday took strong exception to allegations by the TRS that its party members were drunk during the ruckus created in the state Assembly.

He said the authorities of the assembly have been directed to go through the records of the proceedings and submit a report. The ruling TRS would finalise its strategy for the session at a meeting of its MLAs and MLCs today, TRS sources said.

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Reddy had defended his actions saying he had no other option.

The Congress members were stopped at the Well of the House by marshalls.

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The Governor said that Telangana was the first state in the country to supply free power supply to farmers and soon the state would achieve surplus in power. We have seen the government suspending Revanth Reddy on multiple occasions. He claimed that the state had become a role model for the other states in terms of development.

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