Do not show intolerance in house, Parliament Speaker tells MPs

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday urged MPs not to show their intolerance in the house while taking part in the debate on the issue of intolerance.

PTI| Updated: Nov 30, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday urged members not to show their intolerance in the house while taking part in the debate on the issue of intolerance and listen to the views of other members with patience.

In her remarks before the house took up the discussion under Rule 193, Mahajan said that MPs provide leadership to people and hoped the discussion will go in the right direction.

"The country has some questions, hope the discussion will give a positive direction and that`s why it has been acccepted," the Speaker said.

She hoped the members will understand their responsibility and "at least not show intolerance here".

Officials said that discussion in the house under Rule 193 does not entail voting.