YSR Congress boycotts Andhra Assembly

Wednesday 25th March 2015 06:12 EDT

Hyderabad: Opposition YSR Congress has boycotted the Andhra Pradesh Assembly in protest against the alleged "biased attitude" of Speaker K Sivaprasad Rao. The issue figured in the Assembly during Question Hour with a member of ruling TDP's ally BJP saying it is unfortunate that the Opposition stayed away from the House. Observing that the Opposition members were losing an opportunity by not attending the House, he appealed to Opposition Leader Y S Jaganmohan Reddy to attend the Assembly. In response, the Speaker said it was the right and responsibility of the public representatives to attend the Legislature and that the matter be left to the party. The Speaker earlier remarked that Opposition is also needed in the Assembly. TDP Whip Kalva Srinivasulu criticised the Opposition YSR Congress for boycotting the Assembly.

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