YSRCP corners government in assembly

Hyderabad: The Monsoon session of the
Assembly started on Monday and is expected to last a week. Speaking on the
motions condoling the death of 29 people on the first day of Godavari
Pushakaram on July 14, Leader of Opposition in AP Assembly Y S Jaganmohan Reddy
  alleged that government was responsible for
the stampede as the Chief Minister took holy dip at the ghat meant for common
people, leaving aside the VIP ghat. YS Jagan speech is disturbed by several ministers.
The Opposition members trooped into the well of the House as the speaker
allowed the Chief Minister to speak.

Even as the YSRCP members continued
their protests, chief minister Chandrababu  said the government is ready for debate on any
issue and found fault with the Opposition for holding protests during an
obituary reference.

Meanwhile, the Speaker read out the
condolence motion and the House observed two minutes silence. On the motion
condoling the deaths of persons who allegedly committed suicide over the delay
by the Centre in according special status to Andhra Pradesh. Alleging that the
government has failed to obtain the benefits promised to AP, YS Jagan held the
government responsible for the deaths. The House then observed silence in
memory of those who ended their lives in support of special status for Andhra

The Assembly earlier condoled the demise
of former President A P J Abdul Kalam, with members from all parties paying
rich tributes to the departed soul.

Back to Top