SPG guarding PM should show courtesy to MPs: Cong members

first_imgNew Delhi, May 11 (PTI) The Special Protection Group (SPG) guarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi should show courtesy to Members of Parliament, Congress members demanded in Rajya Sabha today.Raising the issue T Subbarami Reddy (Cong) said he has given a breach of privilege notice under rule 188 against the SPG for being “rude” and “discourteous” to MPs.At a recent function of Modi at Vishakapatnam, “they were rude to me,” he said. “We dont question their duty but… they should show courtesy to MPs.””How can they be rude to MPs,” he asked.Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said the Chairman will examine the notice Reddy has given.Anand Sharma (Cong) said when a member was narrating from personal experience, the issue should not get restricted to notices.”How can MPs be ill-treated… it is most unfortunate,” he said.Kurien said Reddy himself has said he has given a notice which will now have to be decided by the Chairman.Subramanian Swamy (BJP) said the scope of the notice should also include the SPG guarding Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi.This led to a brief retort from Congress members but order was restored soon after and the House continued with its business. PTI ANZ DVlast_img read more

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