New Delhi: Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suspended eight Opposition MPs for their ruckus in the House against agriculture bills on Sunday.
Members of Parliament including Derek O Brien, Sanjay Singh, Raju Satav, KK Ragesh, Ripun Bora, Dola Sen, Syed Nazir Hussain and Elamaran Karim have been suspended for a week.
Naidu also condemned their behaviour and disrupting the proceedings in the Upper House.
“It was a bad day for Rajya Sabha yesterday when some members came to the well of the House. Deputy Chairman was physically threatened. He was obstructed from doing his duty. This is unfortunate & condemnable. I suggest to MPs, please do some introspection,” said Rajya Sabha Chairman.
TMC's Derek O'Brien & Dola Sen, AAP's Sanjay Singh, INC's Rajeev Satav, Ripun Bora & Syed Nasir Hussain, CPI(M)'s KK Ragesh & Elamaram Karim suspended for one week for unruly behaviour with the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman yesterday
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