Unusual Delhi: BJP MP Nishikant Dubey has sought breach of privilege complaints against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who is the chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Recordsdata Technology, over his remarks on social media to summon a panel assembly to discuss the alleged “misconduct” of Fb.
Earlier, Tharoor also moved a breach of privilege petition earlier than Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, accusing Dubey of making disparaging remarks on the intention back.
He also took solid objection to Dubey’s remarks on Twitter that “the Chairman of Standing Committee would no longer be pleased the authority to beget anything else without dialogue of the agenda with its members”.
In his application, Dubey caught to his stand that Tharoor has no powers to summon any entity or organisation earlier than the panel without consulting its members and accused him of using the committee”s platform for politics and to “fulfill the ego” of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who had alleged that BJP and RSS are controlling the social media platform.
He acknowledged the agenda of any sitting of the Parliamentary Committee is determined after session with your total members of the parliamentary committee.
But, Tharoor on no myth consulted the agenda of summoning Fb and/or WhatsApp in any of the conferences of the parliamentary committee, the BJP MP, who is a member of the panel, acknowledged.
“It is, therefore, a clear case, of breach of privilege by Dr Shashi Tharoor in the means of Chairperson of the Departmentally Related Standing Committee on Recordsdata Technology,” he acknowledged.
He alleged that Tharoor has dedicated a severe breach of privilege to make use of the parliamentary committee platform no longer ultimate to attend his political agenda but also to tarnish BJP and “sensationalise a limited incident by misusing his legit powers”.
“Tharoor has surpassed all limits of decency, ethics and traditional tenets of parliamentary design and note vis-a-vis soft functioning of parliamentary committee via committing a grave breach of privilege, no longer ultimate in the means of an particular person honourable Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha but also final in the exalted swear of Chairperson of the departmentally linked Standing Committees, viz, Recordsdata Technology,” Dubey acknowledged.
Dubey also named Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pronouncing that he has also breached privilege by levelling “unsubstantiated allegations against your total members of Parliament belonging to the BJP”.
Rahul Gandhi by tweeting that BJP and RSS adjust Fb and spread faux recordsdata to electrify the electorate, has levied unfounded and unsubstantiated allegations against all MPs belonging to BJP, Dubey acknowledged, at the side of that the Congress leader has also diminished the honour of all BJP MPs and infringed upon their parliamentary privileges.
The political slugfest started between the two leaders after Tharoor acknowledged that the standing committee would admire to hearfrom Fb officers about its disfavor speech rules in wake of a file in the Wall Avenue Journal which claimed that the social media extensive refused to prepare such rules to obvious ruling occasion politicians in India.
Meanwhile, tagging a tweet on a media file relating to the rules and functioning of committees, Dubey on Wednesday tweeted, “In the closing 11 years as an MP, I no doubt be pleased neither violated any rules nor would I let any individual violate or abuse their strength for their occasions non-public vendetta with agenda.”