Speaker angry over member pointing finger at Chair

Last Updated: Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 18:21

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar
on Thursday took exception to a Congress member pointing finger at
the Chair while trying to make a point in the House.

Soon after the Zero Hour was over, Science and Technology
Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal rose to take up the legislative
business.

In the meantime, Lal Singh (Cong) said he should be given
a chance to raise the issue related to his state of Jammu and
Kashmir.

Singh refused to take his seat despite the Speaker
repeatedly asking him to raise the issue during the second
half of Zero Hour in the evening.

He was seen pointing finger at the Chair at which Kumar
objected and sternly asked him not to point finger.

Bansal had to intervene to ask Singh to take his seat and
allow the House to take up Government business.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 18:21

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