BIG news..PM's remarks against Congress leader in Rajya Sabha expunged

New Delhi, Aug 10: Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expunged certain remarks made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the House as they were found to be “objectionable”.

The remarks made by the Prime Minister while referring to Opposition candidate B.K. Hariprasad for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman were expunged after some members made a demand in this regard, according to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat.

Mr. Naidu said in the House on Thursday that he would look into the remarks and see if there was something objectionable.

The remarks were made by the Prime Minister while felicitating the newly elected Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh on Thursday.

Remarks made by the Prime Minister are rarely expunged.

Hariprasad said it was unfortunate that the Prime Minister had lowered the dignity of the House.The chairman also expunged a word uttered by Union Minister Ramdas Athawale during the felicitation.

PTI