- Suspended MPs’ strike ended on Friday
- MPs were eating chicken under Gandhi statue: Prahlad Joshi
- RSS people and ministers eat everything inside closed doors- Sushmita Dev
Chicken Tandoori Row: The sit-in of 27 suspended MPs over the uproar in Parliament ended on Friday, but after this the suspended MPs have come under the BJP’s target. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said that the MPs were partying in the name of demonstration. He was eating chicken sitting under the statue of Gandhiji. A new political controversy has erupted after reports of opposition MPs eating chicken there for 50 hours near the Gandhi statue in the Parliament House complex against his suspension from the Rajya Sabha. The BJP has raised questions on these MPs and asked them why the public has elected them and sent them – for discussion or for chicken?
‘Why did the public choose to send it – for discussion or to eat chicken?’
Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi Accusing these MPs of insulting the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, a seeker of non-violence, asked that the MPs who had a chicken feast sitting in front of Gandhiji’s statue should be told why the public has chosen them and sent them – for discussion or chicken to eat? Earlier, Joshi, while criticizing these MPs by tweeting, also said that, news is coming that Congress leaders are eating chicken sitting under Gandhiji’s statue in the name of dharna. Far from discussing public issues, insulting the great personalities of the country has become a habit of the Congress.
‘Was it a protest or a spectacle and a picnic?’
Party leader Shahzad Poonawalla said, “According to media reports, some suspended MPs protesting in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament have eaten ‘tandoori chicken’. It is known to all that Gandhiji had staunchly opposed views on the slaughter of animals. Many people ask whether it was a protest or a spectacle and a picnic?’
‘We know what BJP-RSS say outside and what they eat in private’
At the same time, let us tell you that one of the suspended MPs is from TMC. sushmita dev Countering these allegations, he said, ‘It is a lie. Government leaders and ministers have become distracted due to inflation, they have no answer, so they are doing this propaganda. “RSS people and ministers eat everything inside closed doors, so don’t comment on our food,” he said. He also said that ‘they can’t even tolerate that the food was not ordered from our house, but from other MPs’ place. They are afraid of this solidarity. We know what BJP-RSS say outside and what they eat in private.
Let us inform that, after being suspended from the Rajya Sabha, the suspended MPs sat on a dharna near the Gandhi statue in the Parliament House on 27 April in protest. He had announced a 50-hour dharna. During this dharna, different MPs were arranging for their breakfast, lunch and dinner, but a new controversy has arisen regarding eating chicken tandoori in it.
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