JD (U) to boycott Lok Sabha over Congress MPs' suspension

Terming the suspension of Congress MPs as a black day for Indian democracy, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday vowed to obstruct the Rajya Sabha and boycott the Lok Sabha.

ANI| Updated: Aug 04, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

New Delhi: Terming the suspension of Congress MPs as a black day for Indian democracy, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday vowed to obstruct the Rajya Sabha and boycott the Lok Sabha.

"A black day for democracy, we stand with the Congress, we'll obstruct the Rajya Sabha and boycott the Lok Sabha,"JD (U) spokesperson KC Tyagi told ANI.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan yesterday suspended 25 lawmakers of the opposition Congress party for five days for disrupting the proceedings of the House.

The suspended lawmakers include B N Chandrappa, Santok Singh Chaudhary, A H K Choudhury, Sushmita Dev, Ninog Ering, R Dhruvanarayana and Gaurav Gogoi.