Switch off mobiles before entering Assembly: TN Speaker

Apparently annoyed by use of mobile phones inside the Tamil Nadu Assembly, Speaker R Avudiayappan today directed the members to switch off the instruments before entering the House.

Last Updated: Apr 29, 2010, 00:39 AM IST

Chennai: Apparently annoyed by use of mobile
phones inside the Tamil Nadu Assembly, Speaker R Avudiayappan
today directed the members to switch off the instruments
before entering the House.

"Despite a circular issued against the usage of mobile
phones inside the Assembly, members have been found talking on
them while inside the House. You should switch off the
cellphones before entering the House," he said.

Avudaiyappan said his order was applicable to officials
also.

-PTI