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Why Sumitra Mahajan Was Right In Suspending Congress MPs

When Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended 25 members of the Congress from the House for five days on Monday, Indian National Congress (INC) president Mrs Sonia Gandhi described it as "a black day" for Indian democracy. She conveniently forgot that Speaker Mrs Meira Kumar under the United Progressive Alliance dispensation had on 23 August 2013 suspended 12 MPs for five sittings for disrupting Parliament. Then on 2 September 2013 she again suspended nine MPs for the same reason under the same rule.