At the end of his speech, the Congress president said, “I thank the Prime Minister for showing me the importance of Congress.... I know I am Pappu for you all but I don’t have any anger against you.”
However, Mr Gandhi’s gesture provoked mild rebuke from Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, who said the dignity of the House should be maintained and that there is no room for any “drama”.
The dramatic interlude threw the entire House into laughter while Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP patriarch among others gave a surprised look.
Several Congress members, including UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, was seen thumping the desks. (UNI)
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