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Speaker disallows adjournment motion

Fri 09th Oct 2009 09:26 AM
Speaker disallows adjournment motion
Speaker disallows adjournment motion

The issue of rising prices of essential commodities dominated the Assembly session on Tuesday with members from the ruling party and opposition members raising it.In the Assembly, the Opposition parties Telugu Desam Party, Praja Rajyam, Communist Party of India, Communist Party (Marxist), Lok Satta and MIM, in a rare display of unity, pressed for discussion on an adjournment motion on prise rise of essential commodities, drought situation in some areas, state of handicrafts position and remission to prisoners undergoing life term in various central prisons.

However, Speaker N Kiran Kumar Reddy, disallowed the motion on the ground that the subject was listed for regular business on August 4. He made it clear that the budget session of assembly would be affected if he allows these issues for discussion.

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