The members raised various issues during the question hour, including anti-drug awareness, mobile phone use among students, impact of climate change and steps to foster traditional arts.
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Congress legislator Mathew Kuzhalnadan attempted to refer to the recent findings of the Income Tax Interim Settlement Board, inviting stiff opposition from both the treasury benches and the Speaker.
The action taken by the NCP against the legislator was initiated a day after he had given a complaint to the state police chief against the alleged threat to his life from some party members.
The Crime Branch said that there was a need for additional investigation in order to record the statements of the MLAs that were injured during the protest.
Former MLAs E S Bijimol and Geetha Gopi had filed a petition in the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court seeking a reprobe into the case.