10 TDP MLAs Suspended From AP Assembly For Raising Slogans
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , December 4: Ten MLAs of the Telegu Desam Party (TDP) were suspended from the Assembly on Friday following slogan shouting and ruckus by them demanding clearance of NREGA bills for 2018–19.
Andhra Pradesh Assembly session started with a discussion on dairy sector development and partnership with AMUL. However, opposition TDP MLAs created a ruckus in the house. They raised slogans demanding clearance of NREGA bills for 2018–19. The MLAs reportedly stormed into the Well of the House while Chief Minister Y S Reddy was discussing the Polavaram multipurpose project.
The Speaker adjourned the House for 15 minutes.
Even after reassembling, the uproar continued. TDP MLAs tried to get close Speaker’s podium, went up to his chair and kept on raising slogans. Then I&PR minister Perni Venkatramaiah proposed suspension of TDP members.
Speaker Tammineni Sitaram suspended 10 TDP MLAs namely Kinjarapu Atchannaidu, Velagapudi Ramakrishna Babu, Dola Bala Veeranjaneya Swamy, Bendalam Ashok, Nimmala Ramanaidu, Yeluri Sambasiva Rao, Mantena Ramaraju, Anagani Satyaprasad, V Jogeswara Rao, and Gorantla Buchaiah Chowdari.
With this, the TDP MLAs are suspended for the fifth consecutive day. Along with the suspended MLAs, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and other MLAs walked out of the house. After that, the business continued in the house.
Meanwhile, TDP MLCs gave an adjournment motion in Legislative Council for discussion on Amaravati capital issue.