New Delhi, July 22: A heated argument ensued between Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Shantanu Sen after the latter snatched a paper from IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw while he was speaking on ‘Pegasus Project’ report in Rajya Sabha.
After adjournment of the House, a verbal duel ensued between BJP MPs & TMC MPs after MP Shantanu Sen snatched papers from the Minister and tore it away. Marshals intervened to bring the situation under control.
Later a meeting of Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal, IT Minister Ashwin Vaishnaw, Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and V Murleedharan is underway on misbehavior with the IT Minister by TMC’s Shantanu Sen in Rajya Sabha.
This sort of behavior is something which democracy has never seen and we have seen earlier how they conducted themselves when PM was addressing and introducing the new ministers in the Parliament, Minister of State, External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi told commenting over the issue.
Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till tomorrow amid uproar in the House by the Opposition MPs.