The Opposition members were suspended till the conclusion of the ongoing debate on Constitution and the contribution of Dr B R Ambedkar to its making and some of them were evicted by marshals after they refused to leave the House.

As the Speaker was about to take up the debate on the Constitution, the YSRC members started shouting slogans seeking a debate on the 'call money' racket and stalled proceedings in support of their demand. 'Call money' refers to a mode of private lending where loan is made available instantly at borrower's doorstep but at exorbitant rates of interest, and the lender can demand repayment anytime over a call.

Over 80 call money operators, many of them having different political affiliations, have so far been arrested across the state in connection with the racket. Speaker K Sivaprasada Rao adjourned the House in the din, but it was the same scene after the house reassembled. The Speaker took up the debate on Constitution and the contribution of Ambedkar.

Legislative Affairs Minister Y Ramakrishnudu said it was unfortunate that the Opposition did not let the House take up debate on an important issue like the Constitution. The Speaker then announced their suspension till the debate on the subject of Constitution is concluded. As the slogan shouting Opposition members did not leave the House despite repeated appeals, panel speaker B K Parathasarathi called the marshals who evicted them.

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