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Winter Session: Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Sansad TV show after suspension from RS

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- December 05th 2021 04:09 PM -- Updated: December 05th 2021 04:18 PM
Winter Session: Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Sansad TV show after suspension from RS

Winter Session: Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Sansad TV show after suspension from RS

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Sunday stepped down as anchor for a show on Sansad TV after being suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the entire Winter Session of Parliament.

In a letter to Chairman of the Upper House M Venkaiah Naidu, Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said: "It is with great anguish, but with a sense of responsibility and having thought through this, I wish to inform you that I would like to step down as an anchor for Sansad TVs show 'Meri Kahani'." [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="770"]Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi Resigns As Sansad TV Show Anchor After Her Suspension From RS She has stepped down as anchor for Sansad TVs show 'Meri Kahani'. Photo: Social media[/caption] Also read | Air pollution: Delhi's air quality remains stagnant in 'very poor' category Terming her suspension from the Rajya Sabha as "arbitrary," she said, "I am unwilling to continue taking space on Sansad TV when my primary oath to the Constitution is being denied to me." She said the suspension of 12 MPs for their conduct in the previous session had "never happened in Parliament's history." "I believe it is my duty that when today the highest number of women MPs have been suspended in the recorded history of the Rajya Sabha for an entire session for speaking up for the people of this country then I need to speak up for them and stand in solidarity for them. Also, not to forget 12 MPs being suspended for an entire session for their conduct in previous session has never happened in Parliament's history," the letter read. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="960"]India's internal issue not fodder for your politics': Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi on Justin Trudeau | Latest News India - Hindustan Times As many as 12 MPs from the opposition parties, Including Priyanka Chaturvedi, were suspended from Parliament's Winter Session for allegedly creating ruckus on the last day of the Monsoon Session.[/caption] The Shiv Sena MP went on the thank Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla for considering her worthy of the responsibility and giving her the opportunity. As many as 12 MPs from the opposition parties were suspended from Parliament's Winter Session for allegedly creating ruckus on the last day of the Monsoon Session. The suspension came after Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi earlier wrote a letter to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu, who is the Vice President, for shocking violence on the last day of the Monsoon Session. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi quits Sansad TV show after suspension from RS She termed her suspension from the Rajya Sabha as "arbitrary". Photo: Social media[/caption] Also read | Another suspected Omicron case as Tanzania returnee tests Covid positive in Mumbai's Dharavi The suspended MPs include six from the Congress, two each from the TMC and the Shiv Sena and one each from the CPM and the CPI. The action has been taken against them for the 'indiscipline'. The suspended MPs are Elamaram Kareem (CPM), Phulo Devi Netam, Chhaya Verma, R Bora, Rajamani Patel, Syed Nasir Hussain and Akhilesh Prasad Singh of the Congress, Binoy Viswam of the CPI, Dola Sen and Shanta Chhetri of the Trinamool Congress and Priyanka Chaturvedi and Anil Desai of the Shiv Sena. -PTC News
 

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