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Rajya Sabha condemns 'unknown member' for criticising Naidu

IANS  |  New Delhi 

members, cutting across party lines, on Friday condemned the criticism of M. by a member of the through and demanded an apology from him.

Raising the issue during Zero Hour member said a member of the has written a post criticising the conduct of the

"We have faith in you (Naidu) and we all respect the Writing the post and criticising the is against the norms of the The member should apologise for it," Agarwal said without disclosing the name of the member.

The issue raked up by Agarwal was supported by members across the party lines including those from the treasury and opposition benches.

BJP's Bhupender Yadav said, "There might be ideological and political differences among us but we all are bound by the Whoever has posted such comment is in contempt of the House. This is unacceptable and the member should apologise."

of the Opposition described the member's act as unparliamentary and condemned it.

Trinamool Congress's said, "The Chairman gives us ample opportunity. We do not need to go to "

Naidu, however, did not comment on the issue and proceeded with Zero Hour.

None of the members disclosed the identity of the member who through a post allegedly accused of discrimination in his conduct while presiding over the House.



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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 17:20 IST