Chandrababu upset over MLAs` unruly behaviour
Hyderabad: The unruly behaviour by a
couple of his party MLAs from Telangana during Governor E S L
Narasimhan`s address to the joint session of Andhra Pradesh
Legislature has left TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu
not only shocked but also extremely embarrassed.
So much so that Chandrababu left the House within
minutes after it was adjourned for the day. He did not even
attend the Assembly Business Advisory Committee meeting
scheduled at 12.30 pm.
Contrary to the promise made by the Telangana TDP
Forum, A Revanth Reddy and Mahender Reddy rushed to the podium
from behind and pulled down the chairs even as the governor
was delivering his customary address.
In fact, Revanth Reddy surged towards Narasimhan and
tried to pull him aside even as the governor`s personal
security staff prevented him. Telangana TDP Forum convenor
Nagam Janardhana Reddy was also present close to the podium
when the incident occurred.
At the Telugu Desam Legislature Party meeting
yesterday, the Telangana legislators told their party chief
that they would "disrupt" the governor`s address on the
At the same time, party legislators from Andhra-
Rayalaseema regions wanted to raise protest over the fee
Later, the Telangana legislators changed their
strategy and informed Chandrababu that they would "boycott"
the governor`s address.
The TDP chief reportedly gave his nod to this.
In the morning, an hour before the Budget session
began, the Telangana TDP MLAs staged a protest at Gun Park
outside the Assembly building and extended their support to
the non-cooperation movement launched by Telangana employees.
Inside the Legislature, the TRS MLAs raised slogans
"Governor go back" as soon as Narasimhan entered the House.
They tore the governor`s speech copies and flung the pieces at
As if to steal a march over their TRS colleagues, TDP
MLAs Revanth and Mahender Reddy quietly stormed the podium
from behind and created a big scene.
Interestingly, Revanth and Mahender were never known
to be vocal supporters of a separate state though they too
endorse the demand. Their uncalled for act left Chandrababu,
who was sitting in the front row, shocked while other TDP
members too were left dumbfounded.
TDP sources said an upset Chandrababu gave an earful
to the two unruly MLAs and sought an explanation over their
action. Chandrababu also reportedly sought an explanation from
Nagam Janardhana Reddy on the issue.
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