Govt likely to bring privilege motion notice against TMC MP who tried to ‘assault’ Union ministers


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Govt likely to bring privilege motion notice against TMC MP who tried to ‘assault’ Union ministers: Sources

The authorities is likely to search motion against TMC MP Shantanu Sen, who tried to “assault” Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and Ashwini Vaishnaw in Parliament on Wednesday, sources stated. 

A gathering of Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal, IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and V Murleedharan is at present underway on the difficulty. 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is readying to bring a privelege motion notice against Sen and demand proceedings in that regard, sources instructed India TV

The matter escalated when TMC MP Shantanu Sen snatched papers from Communications and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw within the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, and tore these because the minister was about to make his assertion on the alleged snooping row utilizing Israeli spyware and adware Pegasus.

READ MORE: Rajya Sabha: TMC MP snatches Pegasus assertion from Ashwini Vaishnaw, tears it

TMC, Congress and different opposition social gathering members, who had earlier pressured two adjournments of the proceedings within the Rajya Sabha, rushed into the nicely of the home as Vaishnaw was referred to as to make an announcement on the difficulty. 

Sen snatched the papers from the palms of the minister, tore and flung these within the air. As Vaishnaw’s assertion was obstructed, he offered a replica of it on the desk of the home.

Deputy Chairman Harivansh requested members to desist from unparliamentary behaviour, earlier than adjourning the proceedings of the House for the remainder of the day.


Opposition MPs had stalled the proceedings within the earlier a part of the day as nicely, forcing two adjournments with not even formally listed papers being allowed to be laid.


They shouted slogans over alleged snooping and different points.

READ MORE: ‘Sensationalism’, says IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in Lok Sabha over cellphone tapping row


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