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TMC MP Kalyan Banerjee Sparks Controversy by Mimicking Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar in Parliament Premises

Trinamool Congress (TMC) Member of Parliament Kalyan Banerjee
Trinamool Congress (TMC) Member of Parliament Kalyan Banerjee

 

IIE Digital Desk: Trinamool Congress (TMC) Member of Parliament Kalyan Banerjee has come under scrutiny for allegedly mimicking Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar within the premises of the Parliament.

The incident occurred during a session, where Banerjee purportedly engaged in a mimicry act imitating the Rajya Sabha Chairman. The video footage of the incident has circulated widely, drawing attention and criticism from various quarters.

While the motivation behind Banerjee's mimicry remains unclear, the act has been condemned by several fellow parliamentarians, who argue that such behavior undermines the decorum of the parliamentary proceedings. The opposition has seized upon the incident to accuse the TMC MP of displaying disrespect towards the Chair and setting an undesirable precedent for parliamentary conduct.

Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar, upon learning of the incident, has not issued an immediate response. However, the incident is expected to fuel discussions on maintaining parliamentary decorum and the need for MPs to uphold the dignity of the institution.

The TMC leadership is yet to formally address the controversy, but calls for an apology from Kalyan Banerjee have emerged from both within and outside the party. As the matter unfolds, it is likely to be a focal point of debates on the responsibilities and code of conduct expected from elected representatives within the parliamentary framework.

The incident involving Kalyan Banerjee's mimicry of the Rajya Sabha Chairman raises questions about the boundaries of acceptable behavior within the parliamentary precincts and the extent to which such actions impact the functioning of the legislative body. The fallout from this incident is anticipated to resonate within the political landscape, prompting discussions on the standards of conduct expected from elected officials in the hallowed halls of the Parliament.


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