The 'Gundays' and 'Salman Khans' of our democracy

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MLAs show the nation what they got
Bangalore, Feb 19: Parliamentary democracy hit an all time low today when unruly MLAs showed their true colours. First the 'pepper spray incident in the Lok Sabha', and today MLAs in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly came to blows and PDP MLA Syed Bashir slapped a Marshal in the Assembly.

Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh MLAs did a 'Salman Khan' act as they protested shirtless and raised slogans in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly. Some even waved flags, while the governor's address.

Looking at such scenes on the television makes one think 'are these our elected representatives who are supposed to be governing us?' Has the democracy hit an all time low in our country.

Twitter was soon abuzz with people mocking these MLAs some even disappointed with their behaviour.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>Strip tease in UP Assembly. Slapping in J&K Assembly. Gunday playing in your nearest temple of democracy...</p>— Sharadindu Soren (@Sharadindusoren) <a href="https://twitter.com/Sharadindusoren/statuses/436037213642428416">February 19, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>PDP MLA Syed Bashir slaps marshal in J&K Assembly. That proves J&K is an integral part of India!</p>— Ashesh (@ashesh_dxb) <a href="https://twitter.com/ashesh_dxb/statuses/436036992527515648">February 19, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>Strange times in India! Loksabha, Rajya sabha, J&K Assembly, UP Assembly witnessing unruly scenes , law makers abusing, removing shirts!</p>— Rajaram Bojji (@rbojji) <a href="https://twitter.com/rbojji/statuses/436033876612227072">February 19, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>Constitution and temple vidhansabha , parliament in UP, centre, j & k assembly. See the black day for democracy!</p>— Deepak Rana (@crazydrmz) <a href="https://twitter.com/crazydrmz/statuses/436028261219323904">February 19, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>Two MLAs in UP Assembly took off shirts whereas in J&K Assembly an MLA is slapped. This is constitutional & non-anarchic way of democracy!</p>— Manvendra Singh Rana (@ms_rana) <a href="https://twitter.com/ms_rana/statuses/436026851362746369">February 19, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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