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Rajya Sabha MP Sukhram Singh Yadav takes up Twitter blocking in Parliament

Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Sukhram Singh Yadav took up the issue of his blocking on Twitter in Parliament on Friday. PTI first reported his remarks, which were televised on Rajya Sabha TV. Yadav is perhaps the first Member of Parliament whose Twitter account is withheld, meaning it cannot be seen by Indian users on Twitter. The following is the minute-long exchange between Yadav and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh, per a verbatim transcript prepared by the Parliament: Deputy Chairman: Mr. Chaudhary Sukhram, you have something to say? Chaudhary Sukhram Singh Yadav: Honorable Deputy Chairman, in accordance with rule 187 [under which MPs may ask questions that relate to a breach of Parliamentary privilege] I would like to submit that today I have found out that my Twitter account was withdrawn, blocked, in spite of there being no complaint against…

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