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Telangana: Indian MP uses pepper spray in parliament

There has been chaos in the lower house of India's parliament after an MP used pepper spray to disrupt proceedings.

The MP from the governing Congress party, L Rajagopal, was protesting against a plan to create the new state of Telangana in southern India.

One man left the parliament building wiping his eyes - others had to be taken to hospital.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

  • 13 Feb 2014
  • From the section World
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