Hurt by behaviour of Congress MPs in LS on Maharashtra issue: Speaker

Speaker Om Birla conducts proceedings in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday said the behaviour of the Congress MPs, who stormed the Well of the House to protest against the swearing-in of a BJP-led government in Maharashtra, was "unacceptable" and will not be "tolerated."

"I am hurt by whatever happened in Parliament today. It is unacceptable and won't be tolerated," Birla told reporters.

Sources said it is being considered whether Congress MPs Hibi Eden and T N Prathapan can be suspended for five years for storming the Well of the House and obstructing Parliament proceedings by shouting slogans.

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