andhra-pradesh-news

Digvijaya Singh ready to appear before Andhra assembly

New Delhi/Hyderabad, Jan 10 : Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh Friday denied that he said there will be no voting on Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Bill, 2013, in the state assembly.


He told reporters in the national capital that if he was summoned by the state assembly for alleged breach of privilege, he was ready to appear before the assembly and give clarification.

"I am a democratic person. I can apologise to the assembly if they feel I have said anything wrong," he said.

The Congress leader was responding to queries about a breach of privilege notice moved against him in the assembly by the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

The TDP claimed that Digvijaya Singh through his remark that there would be no voting on the bill, committed breach of members' privileges.

The Congress leader, who is in-charge of party affairs in the state, clarified that he only called for debate on the bill as in the absence of debate, members would lose an opportunity to express their views.

The TDP legislators, who gave a breach of privilege notice to Speaker N. Manohar, also alleged that Digvijaya Singh tried to influence the proceedings in the legislature by announcing the possible dates of the commencement of the debate.

--IANS (Posted on 10-01-2014)

andhra-pradesh-news headlines

Seemandhra migrants to decide outcome in Malkajgiri (Election Special)

BJP-TDP talks on to save alliance in Seemandhra

Jaganmohan Reddy is worth Rs.416 crore

Andhra industrialist files nominations as candidate of BJP, TDP

Congress candidates unwilling to contest

BJP objects to Sonia's statement on formation of Telangana

Jagan, Vijayamma file nominations

Usha Rani, who defeated Chiranjeevi, not contesting polls

YSRCP chief Jagan files nomination for Pulivendula

Rs 17 lakh worth gold bars seized at Hyderabad airport

TDP-BJP alliance in Seemandhra runs into trouble

15 cr new voters to vote this time

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top