Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao Wednesday chided Leader of Opposition Y S Jaganmohan Reddy after he insisted on a debate over the new state capital even as YSRC members stalled the proceedings by rushing into the Well of the House.
The Opposition YSR Congress raised the issue of alleged political violence in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for the second consecutive day on Tuesday leading to stalling of House proceedings post-Question Hour.
After severing links with the Congress and resigning from the post of chief minister protesting against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy floated Jai Samaikya Andhra Party.
Hitting out at the YSR Congress and TDP for allegedly stalling debate on the draft Telangana bill in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, the ruling Congress on Tuesday said the two parties are not helping the cause of state`s unity by doing so.
Congress honorary president Y S Vijaya would launch a "fast-unto-death" on August 19 to protest against the Congress` attitude on the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh, the party said here on Wednesday.
Scores of TRS workers and activists of separate statehood groups were Monday taken into preventive custody at different places when they tried to stop the convoy of YSR Congress honorary President YS Vijayamma.