Abdulla said his act was only to bring the government's attention to the situation in Kuttiyadi-Perambra region, the epicenter of the Nipah virus. Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan also enquired from the member why he wore the mask.
The LDF government has already made it clear that it cannot waive additional sales tax revenue generated following the hike in prices of petroleum products due to financial constraints. The government was getting Rs 7,000 crore additional revenue by way of fuel price hike, the Congress leader claimed.
Referring to the murder of Shuhaib at Mattanoor in Kannur district on February 12, Chennithala asked "Why the government was afraid to order a CBI probe into it?" The government is saying that all accused in the case had been arrested.
Besides throwing Speaker's chair from the podium, electronic equipments like computer, keyboard and mikes on the desk of the presiding officer were also damaged by LDF members in the Kerala Assembly on March 13, 2015.
Last week, the Congress won 73 of the 81 seats in the Nanded-Waghala Municipal Corporation polls in Maharashtra. Reddy said these performances would give a fresh momentum to the Congress and it also shows the "declining trend of the NDA".