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Expel Rahul as MP, suspend him: BJP has 2 options as opposition fights back

Ruling party steps up attack against Congress leader for his remarks in England

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Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
The two houses of Parliament were adjourned till Monday after transacting little business as ministers held consultations on how to get around the issue as the BJP and the opposition led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reviewed their strategies.

The BJP is seriously considering getting Gandhi suspended, even expelled from the Lok Sabha for his remarks in England. It can do that in two ways: via a recommendation through the privileges committee; or via a special committee that can be ordered by the Speaker (as was done in the 2015 cash-for-votes case) once the House gives its leave.

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First Published: Mar 17 2023 | 6:33 PM IST

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