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Cash-for-query row: TMC MP Mahua Moitra expelled from Lok Sabha Mahua Moitra
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Cash-for-query row: TMC MP Mahua Moitra expelled from Lok Sabha

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 08 Dec 2023, 03:43 pm

Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra was expelled from the Lok Sabha on Friday over a report by the Ethics Committee on the 'cash for query' charges against her.

Moitra is a TMC MP from West Bengal's Krishnanagar constituency.

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The TMC leader is accused of taking bribes from businessman Darshan Hiranandani in exchange for asking questions that are critical of the Narendra Modi-led government in the Centre.

The  Krishnanagar MP was even accused of surrendering log-in credentials to a confidential account on the parliamentary website which would enable  Hiranandani to post questions directly.

She denied the bribery charges but admitted sharing log-in dteails.

According to reports, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla refused to Moitra to speak.

After the expulsion, Moitra accused the committee of breaking 'every rule'.

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