What is common between Vijay Mallya and Subramanian Swamy

Three MPs have been expelled from the rajya sabha in the past

GN Bureau | May 4, 2016


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Beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya put in his papers to avoid expulsion by a parliamentary panel, but his resignation was rejected on technical grounds by Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari.

The Rajya Sabha ethics committee on Tuesday recommended that he should be expelled from the house of elders. His second term as parliamentarian ends in June, but he is likely to expelled before that. In fact, he will not be the first one to be expelled from the rajya sabha.

Subramanian Swamy was expelled on November 15, 1976 after a committee found his conduct derogatory to the dignity of the House and Chhattrapal Singh Lodha was expelled from the rajya sabha on December 23, 2005.  The last expulsion took place on March 21, 2006 when Swami Sakshi Maharaj was shown the door for his gross misconduct which brought the house and its members into disrepute

 
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