Venugopal Reddy threatens to kill himself with knife in LS

Venugopal Reddy threatens to kill himself with knife in LS - Sakshi Post

Telugu Desam Party MP M. Venugopal Reddy on Thursday took his protest against state bifurcation to another level by threatening to kill himself with a knife near the Well.

According to reports, Reddy first damaged a mike on the table of Secretary General and later snatched papers from the Speaker's podium, while Rajagopal broke the glass on the table and used the pepper spray. before proceeding to brandish the knife in Lok Sabha. 

Meanwhile, Congress Vijayawada MP Lagadapati Rajagopal, who has been expelled from the Congress, used pepper spray inside the Lok Sabha when the Telangana bill was tabled.

High drama took place when union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde rose to table the Telangana bill at noon.

Lagadapati Rajagopal, an MP from Vijaywada, released the pepper spray towards fellow members.The strong, pungent odour triggered coughing among the parliamentarians who rushed out of the house. Doctors were called and three MPs were taken to hospital.

The Speaker has decided to suspend the MPs.

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