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Priviledge notice against actor Om Puri

A Rajya Sabha member today gave a notice to its Chairman for initiating priviledge proceedings against noted actor Om Puri for allegedly decrying MPs while making a speech at the Ramlila Maidan yesterday.

delhi Updated: Aug 27, 2011 20:17 IST

A Rajya Sabha member today gave a notice to its Chairman for initiating priviledge proceedings against noted actor Om Puri for allegedly decrying MPs while making a speech at the Ramlila Maidan yesterday.

"A privilege motion notice has been given to the Chairman of Rajya Sabha by Ram Gopal Yadav (SP) and supported by lot many members of political parties," Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla told reporters outside Parliament.

He said members of most of the poliical parties raised this issue and demanded action against Om Puri and the Chairman will take a decision on the motion on Monday. Puri had visited Ramlila ground to extend his support to Anna Hazare for a strong Lokpal.