State Assembly adjourned over Oppn protests
Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress-led opposition UDF disrupted proceedings in the Kerala Assembly on Friday, demanding discussion on the Sabarimala temple issue, leading to an early adjournment of the House.
UDF MLAS carried black banners and sought withdrawal of police restrictions at Sabarimala.
Friday’s session, which began at 9 am lasted only 18 minutes after Assembly
Leader of Opposition, Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan decided to adjourn proceedings due to Opposition protest. The Speaker told protesters that the matter was already taken up by the House earlier and the Chief Minister had given a reply.
Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala had on Thursday informed the House that three of his party MLAS were on a sit-in protest inside the Assembly complex over the Sabarimala issue and his party was ready for a compromise talk inside the Speaker’s chamber.
“We had informed the House that we were ready for a compromise talk with the government inside the Speaker’s chamber. However, it seems like the government is not keen on solving the issue,” Chennithala said.
Three UDF MLAS are on indefinite satyagraha outside the Assembly hall since December 3 demanding withdrawal of prohibitory orders.
We had informed the House that we were ready for talks. However, it seems like the government is not keen on solving the issue. Ramesh Chhenithala,