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Speaker Sumitra Mahajan chides protesting TDP, YSR Congress members

Soon after the House met, members from the TDP and the YSR Congress trooped near the Speaker's podium

Lok Sabha Speaker

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Delhi: MP's Telugu Desam protest demanding a special package for A.P. during the Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi | PTI Photo

TDP and YSR Congress members on Wednesday once again protested in the Lok Sabha, prompting Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to say they would not be able to discipline their own children as they are not disciplined themselves.

Soon after the House met, members from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the YSR Congress trooped near the Speaker's podium, protesting with placards in their hands.

As one of the protesting members tried to position the placard in front of the Speaker's seat, Mahajan reprimanded the members and said she could not even call the behaviour "childlike".

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TDP members, with yellow scarves, protest demanding special package for the state of Andhra Pradesh, in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi | PTI Photo

"I can't even say it is your childish behaviour, as even children don't behave like you. When you go home, you will not be even able to teach discipline to your children," Mahajan said.

The members, however, continued their protests through the question hour, and all answers were given amid the din.

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First Published: Wed, February 07 2018. 18:00 IST