/Eight MPs suspended for per week after protests over farm Bills

Eight MPs suspended for per week after protests over farm Bills


Eight MPs, which include Trinamool Congress floor leader Derek O’Brien and AAP’s Sanjay Singh, had been suspended from Rajya Sabha for a week on Monday for his or her “unruly behaviour” at some stage in the fierce protests over the farm bills on Sunday.

The authorities moved a movement for his or her suspension for “bringing disrepute” to the residence. The motion turned into permitted with the aid of the house amid protests from competition leaders.

But, the no-confidence motion against deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh filed with the aid of the opposition changed into no longer typical with the aid of the chair.

Aside from O’Brien and Singh, Congress leaders Rajeev Satav, Syed Nasir Hussain and Ripun Borah, CPIM’s KK Ragesh and Elamaram Kareem and Trinamool’s Dola Sen had been suspended.

The suspended MPs initially refused to go away and shouted slogans, prompting Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu to adjourn the residence until 10am. While the house resumed, the suspended MPs persevered their protests and the house changed into adjourned for some other half of an hour.

The suspended MPs didn’t depart the residence and rather began a brand new spherical of protests. The chair has the option of calling the marshals to forcibly evict the MPs but to this point, Naidu has now not opted for that excessive step.

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