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Gadkari apologises to Scindia over dropping of name from

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today apologised to Jyotiraditya in the after the MP raised the matter of the government dropping his name from a plaque and invitations meant for inauguration of a highway in his constituency.

Immediately after the commencement of Zero Hour, said the did not invite him for the inauguration of the highway and the plaque carrying his name was changed by the

Citing government protocol, said local MPs should be invited to such programmes and "I want to move a privilege motion" against the

Responding to this, the said he was aware of the matter and it should not have happened.

"As I was present there, I should be responsible for this. MPs name should have been there. I apologise on behalf of everybody and next time it will not happen," Gadkari said.

Notwithstanding his apology, Scindia stated that interest of MPS should be protected and action should be taken against people who are responsible for this mistake.

As he repeatedly raised the demand, Speaker said, "Should I use a baton to provide protection (sanrakshan lathh leke dun)".

Mahajan said it was Gadkari's greatness that he has tendered an apology on the matter.

Senior too said that MPs should be not be treated like this. "This is not good".

said issue should not be politicised as a has already apologised.

He said BJP MPs were not invited to such events during the UPA regime.

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

First Published: Thu, July 26 2018. 13:55 IST