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Opposition protests like wrestling: BJP member in LS

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A member of ruling today equated Opposition protests in the to wrestling and said if it had been real action, no lawmaker would have been able to defeat him.

"No MP can defeat me in wrestling but the way the Opposition is playing 'kushti' (wrestling) in and disrupting the House is not done," said Virendra Singh, who is from Uttar Pradesh, evoking a peal of laughter in the House.


His remarks during came when the House was discussing an issue related to sports facilities in schools and the Opposition members were creating uproar.

While responding to supplementaries raised by him, Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Vijay Goel, in an apparent reference to the protesting Opposition members, said "inki kushti alag hai (their wrestling is different)".

Opposition parties have been stalling by creating pandemonium over ever since Winter Session of started on November 16.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 15:07 IST
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