Roja suspended from Andhra Pradesh Assembly for criticizing Chief Minister

Saturday, Dec 19, 2015,12:37 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Hyderabad | Famous South Indian actress and YSR Congress MLA Roja has been suspended from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for one year.

Speaker Kotela Sivaprasad Rao ordered her suspension after the House passed a resolution seeking disciplinary action against Roja for a defamatory statement targeting the state Chief Minister.

Roja had made an allegation against Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu in connection with the controversial loan scam.

A member representing Nagiri constituency in Chittoor, Roja joined YSR Congress after defecting from Telugudesam party last year.