The remarks were made by Mr. Modi while felicitating Harivansh in the House on Thursday.
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expunged certain remarks made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the House as they were found to be “objectionable”.
The remarks made by the Prime Minister while referring to Opposition candidate B.K. Hariprasad for the
post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman were expunged after some members made a demand in this regard,
according to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat.
Mr. Naidu said in the House on Thursday that he would look into the remarks and see if there was
The remarks were made by the Prime Minister while felicitating the newly elected Rajya Sabha Deputy
Chairman Harivansh on Thursday.
Remarks made by the Prime Minister are rarely expunged.
Mr. Hariprasad said it was unfortunate that the Prime Minister had lowered the dignity of the House.
The chairman also expunged a word uttered by Union Minister Ramdas Athawale during the felicitation.