NEW DELHI. TMC MPs on Thursday tore papers and flung them into the air, throwing the Rajya Sabha into bedlam as IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw read a statement on the alleged snooping using an Israeli company spyware Pegasus.
TMC and other opposition party members rushed into the well of the house as Vaishnaw was called to make a statement over the issue. They shouted slogans and tore papers that appeared to be copies of the statement that the minister was to make.
Following this, there was a verbal feud between BJP and TMC MPs. Marshals intervened to bring the situation under control.
It seems that some people of Opposition, notably some of the TMC MPs, got up & took the paper from the hands of the… https://t.co/2Tn608yN8p
— The Times Of India (@timesofindia) 1626945898000
Earlier today, TMC MPs held a protest on the floor of upper house over Pegasus Snoopgate.
#TMC MPs protest on the floor of #RajyaSabha over #PegasusSnoopgate. https://t.co/7JY7K8lxjA
— Sreyashi Dey (@SreyashiDey) 1626934998000
The anarchic and unruly behaviour by TMC MPs invited backlash on Twitter.
TMC MPs showing their level in the House.
— Upasana Singh (@uppuSSinghh) 1626947610000
‘TMC MPs acting like goons’
TMC MPs acted like goons in the parliament and snatched paper from IT Minister Mr. @AshwiniVaishnaw and tore it whi… https://t.co/wujnuVOpN6
— Madhav Sharma (@HashTagCricket) 1626947777000
Goons or TMC MPs?Behaves same inside & outside parliament..Konsa culture hai ye? Kaha se seekh ke aate hai. https://t.co/nUTMfXmTvk
— sanket Jawade (@sanketjawade143) 1626952254000
This is still better than…..
I think we all should be collectively thankful to TMC MPs that they just heckled the IT minister and tore his paper… https://t.co/pyGDxXSpAs
— Bella (@runjhunmehrotra) 1626949030000
If TMC MPs can behave so roughly against BJP Cabinet ministers inside the Parliament, imagine how their cadres woul… https://t.co/8ReyzdyVoU
— Rishi Bagree 🇮🇳 (@rishibagree) 1626950020000
‘Suspend TMC MPs’
If true, that mandates their immediate suspension from the House. Can’t accept such disgraceful behaviour in parlia… https://t.co/GNUrTQE0kI
— Minhaz Merchant (@MinhazMerchant) 1626946526000
Maharashtra speaker suspended 12 BJP MLAs for a year because of alleged “misbehavior”Today, TMC MP snatched state… https://t.co/5Mw0joRcwY
— Abhishek (@AbhishBanerj) 1626951036000
‘Mockery of democracy’
Strongly condemn the attack on union minister Shri @AshwiniVaishnaw ji by TMC MPs in parliament. MPs behaving lik… https://t.co/NT9D2I7ieQ
— S.Vishnu Vardhan Reddy (@SVishnuReddy) 1626946675000
‘TMC is anti-democratic party’
Strongly condemn the attack on Union Minister Shri @AshwiniVaishnaw ji by TMC MPs in parliament. MPs behaving lik… https://t.co/CBuu8Vkt1Y
— Dr. Sukanta Majumdar (@DrSukantaMajum1) 1626947074000