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Telangana: Two Congress MLAs expelled, nine suspended from Assembly for disrupting proceedings

Telangana Legislative Council Ruckus: Chairman K. Swamy Goud's Eye Hurt After Congress Members Hurl Mike

Pandamonium broke out in the Telangana Legislative Council on Monday after a Congres member hurled a mike at Chairman K Swamy Goud - injuring his right eye. He was admitted to Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital for treatment. "The government is enacting a drama", Uttam said. Some of them tore papers and flung them in the air.

Given the fact that the State enters an election year, welfare schemes, especially those meant for the BCs, SCs, STs and minorities, are expected to get liberal allocations, while focus would be on government's flagship programmes. "This is totally uncalled for by the opposition members". Congress members were seated to the left of the governor. "What would have happened if the headphone hit the governor, causing him injuries?" he asked.

Reddy and other Congress MLAs were protesting the K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR)-led Telangana government's indifferent attitude towards rising farmer suicides in the state. "When there is a right to express protest by going into the well even in Parliament, the temple of democracy, about 50 police personnel were deployed in Telangana Assembly as per the Chief Minister's orders", he alleged.

Minister for legislative affairs, T Harish Rao strongly condemned the "unruly behaviour" of Congress members.

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The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of the Assembly is likely to meet after that to decide the duration of the session and its agenda, official sources said.

A brawl took place in the Assembly during Governor ESL Narsimhan's speech. The Governor, in his address, said the state had clocked an average annual growth of 8.6 per cent of GSDP in the three-year period 2014-15 to 2016-17 which was much higher than the national average of 7.5 per cent.

He said measures were taken to supply the Krishna and the Godavari waters to farmers and quality 24-hour power supply was being provided to farm sector.

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