Ruckus in Assembly, DMK stages walk out

Ruckus in Assembly, DMK stages walk out

Tense moments prevailed in the Assembly today, after DMK members indulged in noisy protests, demanding Speaker P Dhanapal to allow Leader of Opposition M K Stalin to speak without any interruption.

In his address, he urged the ruling AIADMK to bring a resolution in the Assembly over the Palar river issue in view of Andhra Pradesh taking steps to increase the height of a check dam there.

The dam was already five feet high, and they have raised it by 12 to 20 feet. This is against the law. They have also violated the 1892 agreement on river sharing that covers 15 rivers including Palar, he added.

With the verdict in the SC case still pending, he said the AP government