A day after he expressed displeasure over suspended TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee’s act of imitating him, Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday stated that he obtained a name from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who expressed nice ache over the abject theatrics of some MPs throughout a protest on Parliament premises.
Taking to X, Dhankhar wrote, “Received a telephone call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He expressed great pain over the abject theatrics of some MPs and that too in the Parliament complex yesterday.”
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar tweets, “Obtained a phone name from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He expressed nice ache over the abject theatrics of some MPs and that too within the Parliament complicated yesterday. He informed me that he has been on the receiving finish of such insults… pic.twitter.com/TBhJSMPu9d
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He stated that PM Modi informed him that he too has been on the receiving finish of such insults however such a factor occurring to Constitutional chair was unlucky.
“He (PM Modi) told me that he has been at the receiving end of such insults for twenty years and counting but the fact that it could happen to a Constitutional office like the Vice President of India and that too in the Parliament was unfortunate,” wrote Dhankar.
Dhankar stated that he informed the Prime Minister that the antics of some gained’t stop him from performing his obligation and upholding the ideas enshrined within the Structure.
“I am committed to those values from the bottom of my heart. None of the insults will make me change my path,” added Dhankar.
TMC MP Banerjee, whereas protesting with different suspended MPs at Parliament’s Makar Dwar, was seen imitating the Vice President, whereas Congress chief Rahul Gandhi filmed the Trinamool MP utilizing his telephone.
Because the Home resumed at midday after being adjourned, Dhankhar took cognizance of the incident and stated, “Office of Chairman, Rajya Sabha and Office of Speaker is very different. Political parties will have their differences, they will have exchanges, but imagine a senior leader of your party, videographing another member of another party. Mimicry of the Chairman, mimicry of Speaker. How ridiculous, how shameful, how unacceptable.”
Later he adjourned the Home until 2 pm.
As many as 141 Opposition MPs have been suspended from Parliament for disrupting the proceedings of each the Homes.
The MPs have been demanding an announcement from Residence Minister Amit Shah over the Parliament safety breach incident.
With inputs from businesses