Hyderabad: Leaders of the ruling Congress party on Thursday let their guard down and shared a few minutes of mirth as Mallu Batti Vikramarka took charge as Deputy Speaker at his chambers in the Assembly.
Chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, Deputy Chief Minister Damodar Rajanarasimha, Pradesh Congress Committee president Botsa Satyanarayana and other Cabinet Ministers, who were present to ceremoniously escort Mr Vikramarka to his chambers, shared a few minutes of laughter as Speaker Nadendla Manohar described his being kicked by a bull on Wednesday.
The incident, which was captured on camera by the photographer of the Deccan Chronicle, left Mr Manohar with minor injuries.
The leaders, after making sure that the Speaker’s injuries were indeed minor, let their guard down after Mr Manohar said they were.
He then narrated the incident leaving this audience in splits.(INN)