DMK MLAs booked for holding mock Assembly

DMK MLAs booked for holding mock Assembly

DMK MLAs booked for holding mock Assembly

Suspended DMK MLAs faced further trouble as the police filed a case against party leader MK Stalin and others for holding mock Assembly outside the Secretariat hall without getting permission.

Fort St George police filed two cases against the MLAs one for holding a protest outside the Secretariat complex on August 18 and second for the mock Assembly on August 19.

The FIR against the DMK legislators came a day ahead of the protest by the party against the week-long suspension of its MLAs. DMK leaders were also planning to hold another mock Assembly session on Monday.

Forty MLAs, including Stalin, were booked in the first case, while 60 others faced cases for holding the mock Assembly in which the leader of the Opposition also featured.

Following suspension by Speaker P Danapal, the DMK MLAs on Friday went on to hold their mock Assembly inside the Secretariat complex at Fort St George after being denied  permission into the House.

Stalin factor
The DMK legislators, led by  Stalin, managed to get stools, table, mike and speaker to conduct a mock House proceedings in front of the chief minister special cell.
Accordingly, deputy leader of the party in the Assembly Durai Murugan “acted” as speaker and Stalin posed as Opposition leader with the DMK members raising their hands to give them a chance to speak. On the first day, DMK MLAs also protested over the decision to suspend them.
 

Get a round-up of the day's top stories in your inbox

Check out all newsletters

Get a round-up of the day's top stories in your inbox