Springing to action

Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, was overheard this week lamenting how his party had a tough time trying to stall the Lower House as Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu was present there all the time. Naidu, he said, seemed to have a spring attached to his seat so he could jump up to diffuse the tension every time Congressmen rose to protest. Kharge ended his tirade complaining that his colleagues in the Rajya Sabha were having an easier time.

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