AIADMK, MDMK members walkout over encounter issue
Chennai: Opposition AIADMK and MDMK on Tuesday
staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly after Speaker R
Avudaiyappan denied permission to raise an issue on the
alleged encounter killing of a key accused in the kidnap and
murder of two school children in Coimbatore.
Soon after the question hour, when the Deputy Leader
of the Opposition O Panneerselvam demanded that the issue be
taken up for discussion immediately, the Speaker refused
Avudaiyappan said the issue could be taken up for
discussion after a formal requisition was received from the
However, AIADMK and MDMK members staged a walkout.