Kerala Assembly rejects resolution moved against Speaker

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Assembly rejected resolution moved against Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan by the opposition UDF.

Before the Assembly rejected the resolution, the opposition UDF staged a walkout immediately after the reply by the Speaker.

The Speaker said that he was proud and happy that the motion was discussed in the assembly. Ramesh Chennithala is still talking like KSU president. The opposition can criticize and lecture, but should show some maturity. All the allegations related to EMS Samriti are false.

He told the assembly that he is ready to stop his work if allegations against him are proved.

CPI(M) leader S Sharma argued hat the resolution should not be taken up for discussion in the State Assembly as the allegations raised against the Speaker are based on media speculations.

Members from ruling and opposition benches speak on the resolution moved by IUML MLA, M Ummer to remove state assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan. 20 minutes allotted to the Speaker for his reply.

The opposition UDF moves a resolution against Kerala assembly speaker P Sreeramakrishnan over his association with gold smuggling case accused. 

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