Should there be a code of conduct on speeches by legislators and ministers?

GN Bureau | March 13, 2015



Chairs were broken amidst chaos and protest inside Kerala Assembly as finance minister K M Mani tabled the budget. JD(U) Sharad Yadav discussed about “saanvli (dark)” south Indian women while debating the Insurance bill in Rajya Sabha, but his speech was cut short as other members intervened. Should there be a set of etiquette mandatory for all the members of Parliament and state assembly?

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