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UDF MLAs block Kerala Governor inside assembly, display anti-CAA placards

The incident took place when Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan ushered Khan to the assembly hall for presenting the policy address

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan
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Arif Mohammad Khan, Governor of Kerala | Photo: Wikipedia

Press Trust of India Thiruvananthapuram
In an unprecedented move, opposition Congress led UDF MLAs blocked Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan inside the state assembly on Wednesday with 'go back' slogans and placards against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

The incident took place when Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan ushered Khan to the assembly hall for presenting the policy address.

Though the CM and the Speaker repeatedly tried to appease the agitating opposition members, they didn't budge and continued to raise slogans against Khan and his stand in support of CAA.

After nearly 10 minutes of protest, watch and ward personnel removed the opposition members using force

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First Published: Jan 29 2020 | 10:05 AM IST

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