Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends 26 AIADMK MPs

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended 26 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) members from the House on Wednesday.

According to reports, Mahajan suspended the AIADMK lawmakers for ‘continuously coming to the well of the house and obstructing house proceedings’ .

The AIADMK MPs have been suspended for the next five days.

Later, the Speaker also adjourned the House till tomorrow following turmoil in the house.

The AIADMK members were seen creating ruckus in the House while protesting against the proposed Mekedatu dam in Karnataka on Cauvery, claiming that it will affect farmers in Tamil Nadu.

Meanwhile, speaking about the suspension M Thambidurai, AIADMK member, said “Now elections are coming, so BJP wants to get some seats there, that is why they gave approval to Karnataka for Mekedatu dam project. Protesting is our democratic right, there has been no response from the government.”

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