Now black shawls to raise black money issue in LS

New Delhi, Nov 27:  After black umbrellas, it was black shawls that Trinamool Congress members used in Lok Sabha on Thursday to rake up the issue of black money.

As soon as the Question Hour commenced, TMC members entered the House draped in black shawls. They raised slogans like 'kala dhan wapas lao' (bring back black money) before taking seats.

TMC MPs protests with black shawls

Unlike earlier occasions, they did not disrupt the proceedings today. Anguished over display of slogan-written umbrellas inside Lok Sabha by TMC members, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan had yesterday warned them not to force her take action against erring parliamentarians.

"There are provisions for disciplinary action against erring members. We are the ones who should be seen as ideal people...Let me not take action. Allow me to run the House smoothly without taking any action," she had said.

Her comments came after Trinamool Congress members on Tuesday brought in black umbrellas with anti-government slogans painted on them to highlight the demand for bringing back black money stashed away abroad.


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