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TDP delegation meets AP Guv ; submits memorandum on incidents in Assembly, Council

TDP delegation meets AP Guv ; submits memorandum on incidents in Assembly, Council

Vijayawada, Jan 24 (UNI) A Telugu Desam Party delegation led by former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, met Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan here on Friday and submitted a memorandum on the incidents taken place in the Legislative Assembly and Council.

Mr Naidu, Leader of the Opposition in Assembly and TDP leader in the Legislative Council Yanamala Ramakrishnudu submitted the memorandum to Mr Harichandan in which they complained that the Special Session of the Assembly was being conducted in an ‘unprecedented and undemocratic’ manner by the Speaker degrading its sanctity as well as the Council.

The Ministers and YSRCP MLAs/MLCs threatened the media by registering false cases.

TDP leaders were illegally house arrested and detained, the TDP delegation complained to the Governor.

It also complained that Section 144 of CrPC, Sec. 30, police Act were being misused. Cases had been filed against three photo journalists under SC/ST, Prevention of Atrocities Act for covering protests, being organised by the farmers in the Amaravati region area opposing the shifting of capital city.

The TDP leaders have given a pen drive to the Governor, in which all details were uploaded.

The TDP, in the memorandum requested the Governor to take cognizance of such rude acts of the ruling party and take stern action.

They requested the Governor to ask Legislative Council Chairman for a report on the functioning of Council.

TDP MLAs K Atchannaidu and Ramanaidu were among those in the delegation.

Later, talking to media, Mr Ramakrishnudu asked the YSRCP government on why it was scared about “Select Committee.

He said that the Legislative Council Chairman M A Shariff referred the establishment of three capital cities bill to the ‘Select Committee” only to review it

The bill was referred to the ‘Select Committee’ to elicit public opinion on the bill, if required, he informed.

Referring the Chief Minister’s hint of abolition of Legislative Council, he said 'it is a long process'.

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