Congress leaders staged protest sit-in in the assembly against suspension of 25 Congress MPs. Former Congress MPs G Vivek, Suresh Shetkar, Balram Naik, Anjan Kumar Yadav, Ponnam Prabhakar, Congress MP G Sukhender Reddy, Congress MLC Mohammed Farooq Husain took part in the dharna.
Congress MPs had planned to stage silent dharna near Gandhi statue in the Assembly premises however Speaker of the Assembly did not permit them to go near the statue and locked the gate. Meanwhile Mohammed Farooq Husain climbed onto the railing and protested against the behaviour of assembly speaker and police. He told that Narendra Modi government who had promised to bring black money to the country within 100 days and to deposit Rs. 15 lakh in the bank account of each Indian was backing Lalit Modi who is involved in money laundering of crores of rupees.
He claimed that when Congress led by Sonia Gandhi raised its voice against the corruption, 25 Congress MPs were suspended draw curtain over the money laundering matter.