Rajya Sabha deputy chairman anguished at ‘humiliating’ conduct in House, announces 24-hour fast

RS deputy chairman Harivansh says his fast begins from Tuesday morning, will end on Wednesday on birthday of 'rashtra kavi' Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman anguished at ‘humiliating’ conduct in House, announces 24-hour fast

Harivansh Singh. PTI file

New Delhi, September 22

*In letter to RS chairman, Harivansh expresses deep anguish at "humiliating" conduct towards him in House, announces 24-hr fast.

*RS dy chairman Harivansh says his fast begins from Tuesday morning, will end tomorrow on birthday of 'rashtra kavi' Ramdhari Singh Dinkar.


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Rajya Sabha deputy chairman anguished at ‘humiliating’ conduct in House, announces 24-hour fast


*My fast may perhaps inspire 'self-purification' in those who behaved insultingly towards me: RS dy chairman Harivansh.

*Members engaged in violent conduct in name of democracy, tried to frighten Chair, defied every norm and convention of House: RS dy chairman.

*Whatever happened in front of me on Sept 20 has caused unimaginable loss to dignity of House, Chair: Harivansh to RS chairman. PTI

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