Nathuram Godse issue: Opposition protests in Lok Sabha

New Delhi, Dec 12:  The Lok Sabha on Friday witnessed protests by opposition members over the issue of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse being eulogised by a Bharatiya Janata Party MP.

The Congress issued notices for the suspension of the question hour as well as the adjournment motion, which were dismissed by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Godse issue: LS witnesses protests

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said the killer of Mahatma Gandhi was being praised, "which is a serious matter".

Members of the opposition also gathered near the speaker's podium and shouted slogans like "Hey Ram", forcing her to adjourn the house for 10 minutes, till 11.25 a.m.

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj apologised for his comment on Godse and said: I'm taking back my words, regret if it has hurt people."

Congress however dismissed Maharaj's apology.


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