A city-based lawyer on Monday filed a complaint against BJP MLA-elect T Raja Singh for not taking the Oath in the Assembly session on December 9 before Akbaruddin Owaisi, who has been appointed as pro-tem speaker. Seeking disqualification, the lawyer alleged that the action of Raja Singh is biased and hateful and it warrants action.

The high court lawyer, Syed Yakoob Zainulabideen, in his complaint filed with the Election Commission of India, alleged that on December 8, T Raja Singh and other BJP MLAs, declined to take oath before pro-tem Speaker Akbaruddin Owaisi since he is from minority community, disrespecting the Constitutional authority who is governor of the State of Telangana.

The lawyer demanded in his complaint that Raja Singh be disqualified from the Goshamahal Assembly Constituency – 65 following his ‘venomous opinion’ on appointment of pro-tem Speaker Akbaruddin Owaisi.