New Delhi: Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy on Monday commented on the dress of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha, to which the people of the ruling objected.
Commenting on personal attire…Being a senior member, what is he talking? He should apologise unconditionally. It is an insult to womenfolk: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on TMC MP Saugata Roy's remark on FM Sitharaman, in Lok Sabha.
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The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs called it an insult to woman and demanded that it should apologize unconditionally. .
There was an uproar over the comment of TMC MP during Zero Hour. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said, “Being a senior member, commenting on personal attire, what is he talking about?” He should apologize unconditionally. This is an insult to woman”.
Meanwhile, Speak Om Birla said that his remarks should be removed from the proceedings of the House.
However Saugata Roy during this time did not realize his mistake and kept asking what did he say?
Saugata Roy is MP from DumDum in West Bengal. He has severed as minister in the former PM Manmohan Singh regime. He is a senior member of the House.
Monsoon Session of Parliament being held under the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19, although the opposition expressed strong opposition to the decision not to hold the Question Hour as a strangling democracy in the country.
The commencement of the proceedings on the first day of the fourth session of the seventeenth Lok Sabha was first adjourned for an hour, along with paying tribute to the departed member and former members.
Speaker Om Birla said in a statement that this session taking place under extraordinary circumstances will be the first time in the history of Parliament. Where the members of Lok Sabha will also sit in the Rajya Sabha Chamber and the spectators through which the people of the country watch the proceedings of the Parliament. This effort and security arrangements have been done to maintain physical distance between the MPs. Parliament proceedings have been digitized.