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Suspension of three Rajasthan MLAs revoked

PTI  Jaipur, August 27, 2009
First Published: 14:39 IST(27/8/2009) | Last Updated: 17:16 IST(27/8/2009)

Rajasthan Assembly on Thursday ended the suspension of three BJP MLAs by a voice vote on a suo motu motion moved by the ruling Congress in the House.

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The suspension of the three MLAs -- Gyandeo Ahuja, Bhawani Singh Rajawat and Hemsingh Bhadana -- by the Speaker on July 28, 2009 for their unruly behaviour and conduct was revoked with immediate effect.

Though they were suspended for a year, Congress Chief Whip Virendra Beniwal said their suspension for a month was enough. "One-month suspension is sufficient," Beniwal said in the House.

Speaker Dipendra Singh Shekhawat took up the motion which was passed by voice vote.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal earlier said the suspended MLAs or the Leader of Opposition should have tendered an apology.

Rather, they were protesting outside the House which, he said, was undemocratic and against tradition.

"When BJP leaders, including Raje, are not listening to their party high command, how could they follow the traditions and parliamentary practice in the House," he asked.


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