All rise, the House is now called and is in session

KPN photo

At the mutton market at Kalasipalyam in Bangalore on Tuesday, the honourable members of the House show more decorum and discipline than the hawks who swoop in on the hut Kengal Hanumanthaiah built, as the honourable Speaker uses a sodium vapour lamp to deliver the keynote address.

Photograph: Sudhakar Jain/ Karnataka Photo News