As soon as the House assembled for the day, members from Andhra Pradesh belonging to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) as well as the Congress started raising slogans demanding that Andhra Pradesh remain united. This led to Speaker Meira Kumar adjourning the House till 2 pm.

Meanwhile, the Rajya Sabha witnessed similar scenes after which the Chairperson suspended two TDP members for the day for protesting on Telangana issue.

The ruling UPA coalition, led by the Congress, has approved carving out a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh.


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