Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Mar. 15 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao criticised the Congress party for causing destruction in Telangana since 1956 and termed the party as "Villain No. 1".
"In 58 years, Telangana has not been developed. In 2001, I said that Telangana has been neglected and its problems have been ignored and the main villain for Telangana was the Congress party," he added.
"Jawaharlal Nehru has mixed Telangana in Andhra Pradesh state at that time and local Congress party members supported him, every time when Telangana agitation started the Congress party has spoiled it many times," he added.
On March 13, nine Congress MLAs, including Opposition leader K Jana Reddy and Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president Uttam Kumar Reddy, were suspended from the State Assembly till the end of the session, for disrupting the proceedings of the House.
The Speaker further requested the two expelled and nine suspended MLAs to leave the House.
On March 12, MLA Komatireddy Venkat had thrown his headphone at Telangana Legislative Council chairman K. Swamy Goud, injuring his eye.