Topic: Derek O’Brien
Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien was suspended by the Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday for ‘unruly behaviour’. He was raising point of order for discussion on Manipur which led to his suspension from the house.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O’Brien alleged Saturday that his tweet on the recent BBC documentary India: The Modi Question has been deleted by Twitter.
Trinamool Congress’ Rajya Sabha MP Derek O’Brien was on Tuesday suspended from attending the remaining part of the Winter Session of Parliament after the Opposition MP was accused of throwing a copy of the Parliament rule book at the Chair of the Upper House.
"Government has failed India at many levels, it failed to uphold Parliament's sanctity because of its arrogance. On September 20, 2020, seven MPs who stood for farmers were suspended. I stand in solidarity with the farmers who lost their lives," he said.
Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien said it’s a sad day for parliamentary democracy and that the Chair denied the opposition’s demand for a division of votes.