Fistfights, pepper spray and protests contribute to Telangana chaos in Parliament

Unprecedented pandemonium marked by fisticuffs, pepper spraying and breaking of mike was today witnessed in Lok Sabha as the government introduced the controversial Telangana bill. A number of members were rushed to hospitals following the chaos. "I used the pepper spray in self defence," explained Seemandhra MP L Rajagopal. Photographs by Arijit Sen