Hyderabad: Two Congress MLAs have been expelled from the Telangana State Legislative Assembly while 11 other members have been suspended for rest of the budget session.
Komatireddy Venkatreddy and S.A. Sampath Kumar
As soon as the House met on Tuesday, Assembly Speaker S. Madhusudan Chary expressed concern and regret over the incident that occurred during the joint address of Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on the first day of budget session wherein Council Chairman Swamy Goud was hurt after a headphone thrown by Congress MLA hit him. He then asked Legislative Affairs Minister T. Harish Rao to move the motion for suspension of Congress MLAs.
Later, the minister read out a resolution recommending expulsion of MLAs Komatireddy Venkatreddy and S.A. Sampath Kumar. The resolution was then passed by a voice vote.