Parliamentary lows during UPA rule
JULY 22, 2008 BJP MPs Faggan Singh Kulaste, Ashok Argal and Mahabir Singh Bhagora wave wads of currency notes in the Lok Sabha ahead of a trust vote, alleging they were given the money to vote in favour of the Manmohan Singh Government. DECEMBER 29, 2011 RJD leader Rajniti Prasad walks up to Minister of State in the PMO V. Narayanasamy in the Rajya Sabha and tears the draft of Lokpal Bill shouting “Lokpal nahin chalega.” SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 BSP’s Avtar Singh and SP’s Naresh Agarwal pummel each other in the Rajya Sabha when the Government introduces a Constitution amendment bill for reservation in promotion to SCs and STs in government jobs.
L. RAJAGOPAL, WHO USED PEPPER SPRAY INSIDE THE HOUSE
FEBRUARY 13, 2014 Lok Sabha erupts in mayhem as Seemandhra MP L. Rajagopal uses pepper spray when Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde rose to table a bill for the creation of Telangana. FEBRUARY 18, 2014 Lok Sabha passes the Telangana bill by voice vote amid uproarious scenes and a curious blackout of the Lok Sabha TV live feed.