Privilege notice against PM under consideration: Speaker

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday said she was considering BJP`s breach of privilege notice against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for announcing his decision to reject the demand for a JPC probe into the IPL mess.

Last Updated: Apr 28, 2010, 15:04 PM IST

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday said she was considering BJP`s breach of privilege notice against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for announcing outside Parliament the rejection of the demand for setting up of JPC in the IPL and phone tapping issues.
"I have got the notice. It is under my consideration," the Speaker observed in the House after the BJP Deputy Leader Gopinath Munde supported by several of his party colleagues including Yashwant Sinha raised the matter.
The House witnessed noisy scenes as agitated BJP members wanted to speak on the matter, leading to its adjournment till 2 pm.

PTI