The suspension won’t be revoked says Naidu, Oppn. Walks out

12 MPs were suspended for the winter session by the parliament due to their ‘inappropriate behavior’ during the Monsoon Session. Shiv Sena leader, Priyanka Chaturvedi was amongst the name who got suspended.

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RS Opposition leader, Mallikarjun Khadge (in pic)

New Delhi: Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has rejected the request by the opposition for revocation of suspension of 12 MPs. The Chairman said, “The Chairman of the Rajya is empowered to take action and also the House can take action.”
After this, Opposition parties Congress, DMK, and National Conference walked out of Rajya Sabha, and the upper house got adjourned the House till 2 pm.

Yesterday, 12 MPs were suspended for the winter session by the parliament due to their ‘inappropriate behavior’ during the Monsoon Session. Shiv Sena leader, Priyanka Chaturvedi was amongst the name who got suspended. Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge raised the matter of the suspensions soon after reports of some standing committees were laid on the table. Kharge termed the suspensions as “violation of conduct” and “violation of well-established and time-honored” parliamentary provisions. Kharge alleged that BJP did this suspension “selectively”.
Another meeting by opposition leaders is being chaired to decide the further strategy to revoke suspensions.

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