Assembly Adjourned till January 3 as Stalemate Continues - The New Indian Express

Assembly Adjourned till January 3 as Stalemate Continues

Published: 20th December 2013 10:26 AM

Last Updated: 20th December 2013 10:26 AM

The state Assembly was adjourned on Thursday to meet again on January 3 to discuss the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013.

With no end in sight to the stalemate that  the House was pushed into in the last four days, Speaker Nadendla Manohar adjourned the Assembly on Thursday afternoon till January 3.

The Speaker announced a fresh schedule for  the Assembly session that will be held from January 3-23 in two phases -- from January 3-10 and January 16-23.

When the Assembly sat for business and the Speaker rejected the adjournment motion  notices given  by TDP, YSRCP and CPI, the Seemandhra MLAs staged a dharna stalling the debate on the T-Bill.

The Speaker adjourned the House. When the Assembly reassembled again at 1.20 p.m., the Seemandhra MLAs continued their protests forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House till January 3.

As per the decision taken in the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting, the current session of the House should conclude on Friday. But, chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy is leading an all-party delegation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Brijesh Kumar Tribunal award, the House was adjourned on Thursday itself.

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