Pay Attention: LS Speaker rebukes Union Min Danve

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla rebuked Union Minister Raosaheb Patil Danve for not paying attention to proceedings of the House. The Speaker’s disapproval of the conduct of the Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs came during the Question Hour.

When Shiv Sena member Hemant Tukaram Godse asked a supplementary question, Danve asked the MP to repeat the question. At this, the Speaker told the minister “Honourable Minister, pay attention to questions, listen carefully.”

Birla also directed Godse not to ask the same question At this, Shiv Sena leader in LS Arvind Sawant went to Godse’s seat and tried to brief him on what the Speaker said.

“Sawant, please brief him,” Birla said. When Godse asked another question, Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who was sitting along with Danve, stood up and replied.