• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Azam Khan asked to apologise before House for derogatory remark, or face action

By Vishal S
|

New Delhi, July 26: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday held a meeting with prominent leaders of the opposition to discuss the action to be taken against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan who made a sexist remark in Parliament against BJP MP Rama Devi

Congress' leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, TDP's Jayadev Galla, BSP' Danish Ali, NCP's Supriya Sule were part of the meeting, among others.

Azam Khan asked to apologise before House for derogatory remark, or face action

The Speaker and the other leaders leaders reportedly arrived an a conclusion that Azam Khan should apologise before the House for his derogatory remarks. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will ask Khan to tender an apology.

In case Khan refuses to apologise, then Speaker will take action against the senior SP leader.

Earlier today, women members in Lok Sabha spoke in one voice condemning the sexiest remarks by SP member Azam Khan against Bihar MP Rama Devi and demanded that he apologise or else he should be suspended from the House.

During the Zero Hour, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said the remarks of Khan in Lok Sabha on Thursday during the debate of Triple Talaq Bill were a "blot" on all legislators, including men.

Azam's remarks aimed at BJP MP Rama Devi, when she was in the Chair on Thursday, were slammed as double-meaning, malicious, utterly condemnable and a blot on all legislators by ministers and MPs in the Lower House on Friday. Politicians cutting across party lines had demanded an apology from Khan.

The Lok Sabha unanimously passed a resolution authorising the Speaker to take action against Khan.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more