TRS leader Vijayarama Rao, 10 others suspended

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Hyderabad, Feb 15: TRS floor leader G Vijayarama Rao and ten other party members were suspended till February 18 from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for stalling the proceedings, demanding adoption of a resolution for the creation of separate Telangana State.

TRS members rushed to the well of the House and raised slogans against the Government when Irrigation Minister Ponnala Laxmaiah rose to make a clarification on the developmental activities taken up on a large scale by the Congress Government.

After repeated appeals to resume their seats, Speaker K R Suresh Reddy named the members following which Legislative Affairs Minister K Rosaiah moved the resolution for their suspension which was adopted by voice vote.

Marshals bodily lifted the TRS members out of the House who raised slogans against the ruling Congress for cheating Telangana people on the issue.

The TRS members also stalled the proceedings as soon as the House assembled for the day, when the Speaker disallowed the adjournment motion notice given by the TRS on the issue. Agitating TRS members were on their feat holding placards in support of Telangana. When the protesting members refused to resume their seats after repeated appeals, the Speaker announced adjournment of the House for over 15 minutes.


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