Congress workers in Shimla protest against suspension of MPs from the Parliament
25 Congress MPs were suspended from the Parliament for five days by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan yesterday.
The MPs were suspended for persistently and willfully obstructing the functioning of the House. The Speaker named and suspended 25 Congress members who carried placards and shouted slogans demanding resignation of Sushma Swaraj and Vansundhara Raje over Lalit Modi row, and resignation of Shivraj Singh Chouhan over Vyapam scam.
Congress party has been protesting against this ‘first of its kind’ move by the Speaker, both inside and outside the parliament.
Angered Congress party works in Shimla also staged a protest below the Mahatma Gandhi statue on the Ridge Shimla.