Two Telangana Congress MLAs disqualified

Two senior Congress MLAs were disqualified for their unruly behaviour during Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan’s address at the joint session on Monday.

Speaker Madhusudhana Chary announced the disqualification of Komatireddy Venkat Reddy and S. A. Sampath Kumar on Tuesday. They were expelled from the House for the rest of the period of the current Assembly.

Eleven Congress members including floor leader K.Jana Reddy, were also placed under suspension for the current budget session that began on Monday. Legislative Affairs Minister T. Harish Rao moved the motion for disqualification of the two Congress members under provisions of clause 3 of Article 194.