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Sloganeering mars Guv's address to Telangana Legislature

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Sloganeering by the main opposition marred E S L Narasimhan's address to the joint sitting of Legislature on the opening day of the Budget Session here today.

The members trooped into the well of the House, but were prevented by marshals from going further.

They kept raising slogans against the government, alleging it was "anti-farmer". Some of them tore some papers and flung them in the air.

The Governor, however, continued his address highlighting various welfare and development programmes of the

Opposition members walked out of the house during the address.

State and MLA K told reporters later that they did so as the "false claims of the are repeated in the Governor's address".

Talking to reporters after the Governor's address, ruling member V criticised the members.

The is "already rejected by the people" and it was "attempting to get suspended from the House to portray the in a poor light," he alleged.

A headphone was thrown towards the podium from where the was addressing, he alleged.

The should participate in constructive debates in the House if it had "any logical points" against the government, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 15:16 IST