Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh is observing a one-day (24 hours) fast against the unruly behaviour with him in the House by Opposition MPs during the discussion on agriculture reform Bills on September 20.
Harivansh has written a letter to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and President Ram Nath Kovind over the ruckus in the Rajya Sabha on September 20 by Opposition leaders. He also listed his anguish on the issue.
The Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament said he was tensed and in mental distress over the events on the day and said it has damaged the reputation of the House and Chair.
“The members of the Upper House indulged in violent activities in the name of democracy. They attempted to threaten the person on the Chair. Every rule, system of the Upper House was flouted. The members of the Parliament tore apart the rule book, threw it on me,” Harivansh`s…