YCP MLA Slaps Himself With His shoe
YSR Congress Party MLA from Prodduturu Assembly Constituency Rachamallu Prasad Reddy has staged a novel protest. He slapped himself with his shoe and resigned the MLA post in protest against the postponement of election for Prodduturu Municpal Chairman post in Kapada district.
High political drama has taken place when the YSR Congress MLA demanded to hold the election for Chairman post immediately. Reddy claimed his party had absolute majority and win the chairman post. The TDP leaders disputed with the MLA argument and demanded the returning officer to withhold election.
On the insistence of the TDP leaders, the officials postponed the election causing sudden outburst from the YSR Congress. The MLA along with his supporters staged dharna and slapped himself with his shoe. As a mark of protest, he also announced quitting the membership from the Assembly.