BJP MLA pours water on CM`s head in Assembly

Last Updated: Friday, February 8, 2013 - 22:04

Bangalore: A BJP MLA on Friday staged a protest in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on the Cauvery issue by pouring water on the head of Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar.

HS Shankaralinge Gowda walked into the Well of the House just before the Chief Minister was to commence his budget speech and poured a bottle of water on his head.

In what appeared to be a "symbolic" protest, he was seen trying to highlight the Cauvery issue, a day after the Supreme Court asked Karnataka to release 2.44 tmc ft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.
Gowda, elected from Chamaraja constituency in Mysore, was persuaded by Home Minister R Ashoka to return to his seat.


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First Published: Friday, February 8, 2013 - 22:04

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