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Congress disrupts Governor's address in Telangana Assembly

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

MLAs on Monday tore up the copies of E.S.L. Narasimhan's address to the joint session of Legislative Assembly and Council.

Soon after the began his address at 10 a.m., members raised protests on the government's poor response to farmers' suicides and the crisis in the agriculture sector. They also displayed placards.

Senior member Komatireddy Venkat Reddy was seen throwing his headphone towards the

The headphone hit in the eye and he was taken to the here immediately after the House was adjourned.

Ruling Rashtra Samithi (TRS) members took serious exception to the member's 'rowdyism' in the House and demanded action against Venkat Reddy.

However, in the Council Mohammed Shabbir Ali came to the defence of Venkat Reddy. He said the marshals deployed by the government outnumbered the legislators.

The Governor, meanwhile, continued his address unfazed by the protests by the members.

He listed out the irrigation projects, education reforms and the initiatives undertaken by the government for development of the state and welfare of the people.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 12:48 IST