Andhra Assembly proceeds suspended over Satyam controversy

February 11th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI  

Ramalinga Raju

Hyderabad, Feb 11 (ANI): A day after a stormy session of the Uttar Pradesh budget assembly, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly too experienced a ruckus over Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy’’s alleged links with former Satyam Computers Chairman B. Ramalinga Raju.
According to the opposition, the newspaper “Sakshi”, owned by Reddy’’s son Jagmohan was funded by Raju. This, they said, showed the deep relations between Raju and Reddy family.
It was also suspected that Jagmohan’’s wealth was invested in Maytas Infra, headed by Raju’’s son Teja.
Opposition MLAs from parties, including the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), the Communist Party Of India (CPI) and the Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) were suspended for raising a hue and cry over the issue.
The suspension was opposed and the ruling Congress came in for severe criticism.
The assembly session has been suspended for an indefinite time period. (ANI)

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