BJP’s Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore writes to Speaker against Tharoor over Facebook row


New Delhi: After BJP MP Nishikant Dubey, celebration member Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has shot off a letter to the Lok Sabha Speaker in opposition to Shashi Tharoor for talking in public about his intention to summon Fb officers with out discussing the matter first within the parliamentary committee the Congress chief heads.

“Issuing statements as to who could be summoned and what could be the agenda of the assembly is completely uncalled for and is violative of the procedures of the Lok Sabha. The proclivity of the IT committee chairman to talk to media first undermines the functioning of the committee members and the committee itself,” Rathore informed reporters on Thursday.

He’s additionally a member of the committee which Tharoor heads.

He mentioned he has written a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on this regard.

Rathore, a former Union minister, mentioned the IT committee members don’t have any situation on “summoning whosoever the committee feels must be summoned for the safety of the rights of residents of our nation” however added that the matter must be mentioned within the panel first.

Following a report within the Wall Road Journal which claimed that Fb refused to use hate speech guidelines to sure ruling celebration politicians, Tharoor had spoken about summing the corporate’s officers earlier than the committee as a result of “critical nature” of allegations.

He and Dubey, who can also be a member of the committee and had come out strongly in opposition to Tharoor for his remarks, have filed breach of privilege petitions in opposition to one another with the Speaker.


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