Permit people to express their views, says Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor slammed the Central government on Wednesday for suspending 12 Opposition MPs, saying the administration must recognise that different views in the country deserve to be heard. "Other voices in our country ought to be heard, and the Centre must recognise this. The purpose of parliament is to hold debates and discussions. Only then can you truly run a democratic Parliament if you enable people to express their opinions "Tharoor remarked.

Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs staged a demonstration near the Gandhi statue inside Parliament grounds on Wednesday, protesting their suspension from the House for the rest of the winter session.

On Wednesday, opposition party leaders, including Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, mounted a protest at the Gandhi statue within Parliament, calling for the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha members to be lifted. On the last day of the Monsoon Session, 12 MPs from opposing parties were suspended from Parliament's winter session for allegedly causing a ruckus. Six Congress MPs, two TMC and Shiv Sena MPs, and one CPM and CPI MP are among those who have been suspended.

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