The infuriated members overlooked Speaker G Karthikeyan’s call to maintain peace and to discuss the matter during zero hour. The House was forced to be adjourned temporarily within few minutes after question hour.
Kumar handed over his resignation over moral grounds after his wife lodged a complaint against him in a police station. He belongs to Kerala Congress (B), a single-MLA constituent of the ruling UDF. Kumar has denied all allegations but agreed to give up charge.
“I have been facing the brutal physical assault against me by the minister for the past 16 years and everyone in his family (including his father and former minister R.Balakrishna Pillai) is well aware of my sufferings. I placed a lot of hope on the CM but he too cheated me,” Yamini said.