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Rajya Sabha revokes AAP MP Raghav Chadha’s suspension


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New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Monday revoked the suspension of Aam Aadmi Party MP Raghav Chadha.

The suspension, was revoked after 115 days by Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar , on the first day of the winter session of Parliament.

The motion was moved by BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao for the revocation of suspension of Raghav Chadha. He was suspended from the Upper House for alleged breach of privileges.

Welcoming the decision, Raghav Chadha said, “I am happy that my suspension has been revoked and I want to thank the Supreme Court and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar”.

“On August 11, I was suspended from the Rajya Sabha. I went to the Supreme Court for the revocation of my suspension. The Supreme Court took cognizance of this and now my suspension has been revoked after 115 days” he said on social media post.

Chadha, the Rajya Sabha MP from Punjab, was suspended on August 11 during the Monsoon session of Parliament over the alleged breach of privilege.

The AAP leader was accused of not taking consent of five Rajya Sabha MPs before including their names in a select committee for considering the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2023.

On a complaint by the five MPs, it was referred to the privileges committee and Chadha was suspended till the committee submitted its final report.

A Privileges Committee meeting of the Rajya Sabha was held in Parliament on Monday to discuss the suspension matter of the AAP leader.

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