12 TRS members suspended from the assembly for a day
Published on Feb 17, 2012 10:10 am IST

Twelve members of Telangana Rashtra Samithi were suspended from the State Legislative Assembly on Friday for a day for stalling the proceedings demanding resolution on separate Telangana.

As soon as the House met at 9 am, TRS members rushed to the Speaker’s podium raising slogans of ‘Jai Telangana’. They insisted that a resolution demanding separate Telangana be introduced in the House. After about three minutes, following pandemonium, Speaker Nadendla Manohar adjourned the House for half-an-hour.

Similar scenes were witnessed when the House re-assembled at 10.35 am. Having failed to convince the TRS members to resume their seats to take up regular business, the Speaker asked Legislative Affairs Minister D Sreedhar Babu to move a resolution to suspend TRS members.

Later, the Speaker announced the suspension of 12 TRS members from the House for a day. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party and CPI MLAs staged a walk-out in protest.

As announced earlier, the Telugu Desam Party members abstained from the House during the Question Hour. (INN)


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