MPs face humiliation on social media: Naresh Agrawal

Photo of the member of Samajwadi Party, Naresh Agrawal.

New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party member Naresh Agrawal today stated that the social networking sites was being used to humiliate Members of Parliament and the central government must come up with some solution to deal with the problem.




During the Zero Hour in the Rajya Sabha, he raised the matter and expressed his problem over MP’s was being humiliated by people posting unnecessary comments on their salaries.




“MPs get this, they get that… they talk about our salaries and other perks and when we go among general public, we face humiliation because of these comments on social media,” Agrawal said.




On this, Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien laughingly said that he should also get on to social media networks and respond to adverse comments.




Rajeev Shukla of the Congress also supported Agrawal on the issue, saying that it was being projected as if only MPs eat at canteens in Parliament and they are a privileged lot in every way.




Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi capped the issue saying that “these are anti-social activities of social media”.

He also assured the House that the government would think over the issue and do something about it.

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