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Karnataka Assembly adjourned amid BJP protest

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

adjourned the House till 3 p.m. on Thursday amid protests by BJP legislators against the attack on its MLA's residence in Hassan.

The legislators walked towards the Speaker's podium and raised slogans against the attack on Preetham Gowda's residence by Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) workers in Hassan, about 180km from here.

JD-S workers had attacked Gowda's house by pelting stones on Wednesday after he allegedly bad-mouthed its supremo H.D. Deve Gowda, who represents the district in Lok Sabha.

Hassan is Gowda clan's home constituency.

BJP's state unit urged the for a thorough probe into the incident.

"We have submitted a letter to on the stone pelting issue. Our (Preetham Gowda) and his family were threatened by the JD-S workers," Yeddyurappa told the media earlier in the day.

Anti-government protests by the BJP have marred the state Budget Session, which began on February 6.

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 13:02 IST
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