Government apologizes to Cong parliamentarians for alleged misconduct with Smriti Irani

NEW DELHI: The Government requested an unconditional apology from two parliamentarians of Congress on Monday for their alleged misbehavior with the Minister of the Union in Lok sabha .

In the previous House session on Friday, the ruling members of the BJP accused Congressional parliamentarians Dean Kuriakose and TN Prathapan of accusing them of an attack posture against Irani when he spoke in the House.

After which, the president asked both members to present an apology to the female member of the House.

According to sources, the government had filed a complaint with the President under Rule 374, which suggests the suspension of parliamentarians.

In raising the issue in the House, the minister of parliamentary affairs, Prahlad Joshi, said members of Congress did not apologize despite the president's instructions. They should apologize since the government does not intend to move the motion of suspension of any parliamentarian.

In response to comments from Joshi, the leader of the House Congress Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury He said: Yeh kisi raja ka nahi hai (this is not the palace of any king). This is the Chamber to discuss and raise issues related to the common man of the country.

Don't try to scare us, we are not afraid of anyone, he said.

Subjecting Chowdhury's comments, the law minister said his comments on the esteemed Chamber are condemned and that the issue is considered under Rule 374.

Interior minister Amit Shah He said it is an appropriate case for Rule 374.

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