AP Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao today clarified that photos of former Speakers would be displayed in the Assembly lounge.
The Speaker gave this clarification when the YSRCP members raised the issue of removal of late chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy’s photo from the Assembly. Kodela said the Assembly committee hall was allotted to Telangana in the bifurcation of the State. “On the removal of YSR photo from the Assembly hall, Congress MP KVP Ramachandra Rao wrote to me stating that removal of YSR photo from the House lowered the image of the Assembly. The Speaker said a decision would be taken after a discussion on the issue. (NSS)