Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India]: Andhra Pradesh MLA Undavalli Sridevi has alleged Assembly speaker Tammineni Sitaram was acting in a biased manner and stated that he is not giving equal importance to all parties.
The independent MLA’s remarks came in the wake of the suspension of Telugu Desam Party MLAs from the House on Friday.
“The proceedings have been going on in an incorrect manner and equal importance is not being given to the parties. The Speaker has to give equalization to all the parties. He is supporting one side and he has been biased…” Sridevi said on Friday.
She further said, “We are protesting in a legal and smooth way. We are saying that Chandrababu Naidu needs to be released as soon as possible and CM Jagan Mohan Reddy has to apologise for this issue because he has been arrested illegally…”
Sridevi also termed as “bogus” the case against the TDP supremo.
Yesterday, Andhra Pradesh Assembly speaker suspended two Telugu Desam Party MLAs for the remainder of the legislative session and three other MLAs of the party for the day, amid uproarious scenes in the House.
While MLAs K Atchannaidu and B Ashok were suspended for the entire session of the assembly, Nimmala Ramanaidu, Butchaiah Chowdary, and V Ramakrishna were suspended for the day.
TDP members created a ruckus and rushed into the well of the House as they continued for the second day their protest against the arrest of TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu in connection with an alleged skill development scam.
Some members hurled torn papers while one member brought a whistle and blew on it in the assembly despite the Speaker’s repeated urging to maintain decorum. MLAs Balakrishna and Velagapudi Ramakrishna, seated in their chairs, contributed to the chaos by loud whistles.
The Speaker sent marshals to retrieve the whistles from TDP members who were causing a commotion in the assembly and the situation was worsened by the exhibition of inappropriate conduct by Balakrishna towards the marshals.
A total of 15 MLAs from the opposition were suspended on Thursday as well by the Speaker for a similar disorderly display of conduct.