Oppn leaders wear black bands in protest over MPs suspension, continue stir

Among those taking part in the protest near the Gandhi statue in Parliament were Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge and KC Venugopal.
Opposition leaders stage a protest on Parliament premises on Thursday. 
Opposition leaders stage a protest on Parliament premises on Thursday. 
Updated on Dec 02, 2021 11:12 AM IST
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Members of Opposition parties continued their protest near a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on Parliament premises on Thursday demanding revocation of suspension of MPs from the remainder of the session.

Opposition leaders were seen wearing black bands in protest. Among those taking part in the protest were Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, KC Venugopal and Trinamool Congress MP Dola Sen.

The Opposition MPs were carrying banners and posters with slogans reading "Save India", “Save democracy” and "BJP killing democracy".

Members of Opposition parties continued their protest near a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on Parliament premises on Thursday demanding revocation of suspension of MPs from the remainder of the session.

Opposition leaders were seen wearing black bands in protest. Among those taking part in the protest were Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, KC Venugopal and Trinamool Congress MP Dola Sen.

The Opposition MPs were carrying banners and posters with slogans reading "Save India", “Save democracy” and "BJP killing democracy".

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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 suspended MPs include six from the Congress, two each from the TMC and Shiv Sena and one each from CPM and CPI. They 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, Priyanka Chaturvedi and Anil Desai of the Shiv Sena.

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