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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, TR Baalu among 33 ‘unruly’ Opposition MPs suspended from Lok Sabha

Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, DMK MPs T R Baalu and Dayanidhi Maran, and TMC’s Saugata Roy are among the many 33 opposition members suspended for disrupting the proceedings of the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Whereas 30 have been suspended for the rest of the Winter Session, three have been suspended pending the report of the Privileges Committee.

The three – Okay Jayakumar, Vijay Vasanth and Abdul Khaleque – had climbed on the Speaker’s podium to lift slogans.

The recent spherical of suspension comes after 14 Opposition MPs confronted the motion final week for demanding an announcement by the Dwelling Minister. Because of this a complete of 47 MPs have been suspended, 44 of them for in search of the Dwelling Minister’s assertion on the safety breach.

After the event, Congress president and LoP in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge accused the Modi authorities of attacking Parliament and democracy.

“First, intruders attacked Parliament. Then Modi Govt attacking Parliament & Democracy. All Democratic norms are being thrown into the dustbin by an autocratic Modi Govt by suspending 47 MPs…With an Opposition-Less Parliament, the Modi Govt can now bulldoze important pending legislations, crush any dissent, without any debate,” he wrote on X.

After being named by the Chair, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi moved a movement concerning the suspension of the opposition members and it was adopted by a voice vote.

The Home was then adjourned for the day.

Talking to reporters after his suspension, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stated that the Congress has been demanding that the Dwelling Minister Amit Shah come to the Home and provides an announcement on the Parliament breach concern.

“All leaders, including me, have been suspended. We have been demanding for days to reinstate our MPs who were suspended earlier and that the Home Minister come to the House and give a statement. He gives statements to the TV every day and he can speak a little in the Parliament too regarding what is being done by the Government for the security of the Parliament…Today’s Government has reached the heights of tyranny…We wanted discussion…,” stated Chowdhury.

Opposition members have been demanding an announcement from Dwelling Minister Amit Shah over the breach of Parliament’s safety on 13 December.

Congress chief Jairam Ramesh stated in publish on ‘X’ earlier within the day that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Dwelling Minister Amit Shah had spoken on the difficulty exterior the Parliament when the winter session is underway.

“The Prime Minister speaks to a leading newspaper on the very serious December 13th security breach in the Lok Sabha. The Home Minister speaks to a TV channel on the security breach. Parliament is in session. INDIA parties are demanding a statement from the Home Minister in both Houses on the shocking incidents. It is a simple, straightforward and legitimate demand. But Home Minister refuses to make a statement which is his duty and responsibility. This is why Parliament is getting adjourned repeatedly,” Jairam Ramesh stated.

Rajya Sabha has additionally witnessed repeated adjournments on the difficulty.

With inputs from businesses

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