Congress MPs object to officer taking notes from gallery in Lok Sabha, say he was carrying out ‘surveillance’ on Opposition

The Congress individuals on Monday took solid protest to an officer purportedly taking notes of the verbal confrontations in the Lok Sabha from the Officers’ Gallery and said he was doing “observation” on Opposition individuals, inciting the Speaker to give an affirmation that she would investigate the issue.

Amid the Question Hour, Congress pioneer Mallikarjun Kharge brought the consideration of Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that an officer was remaining in the Officers’ Gallery, taking notes of the open deliberations and notwithstanding checking the quantity of MPs introduce in the Opposition seats.

“It is observation. Who is he? Why is he taking notes? He is checking the quantity of MPs,” Kharge said in the midst of vociferous dissents by his gathering MPs.

Kharge additionally asserted that as they were raising the issue, the officer concerned was seen going out.

The Speaker guaranteed the fomented individuals and said she couldn’t see the Officers’ Gallery from her seat however she will investigate the issue.

“I will make sure,” she said.

Pastor of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said the concerned officer had a place with his service and was doing his obligation.

HRD serve Prakash Javadekar said the Lok Sabha procedures were broadcast live and everybody could perceive what was occurring in the House.

“Individuals even now can see who is winking in the House,” he said in an evident burrow at Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Rahul was absent in the House.

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