QRant: Does The Parliament Need to Discuss Robert Vadra’s FB post?

Robert Vadra posted a status update on Facebook, and the Parliament sent him a notice. That’s a bit much, no?

Published31 Jul 2015, 02:19 AM IST
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“Parliament begins... so do their petty diversion political tactics... People of India are not fooled. Regret to see India led by such so called leaders !!”

This was Robert Vadra’s Comment on Facebook for which Parliament has now served him a notice.

That’s a bit much, isn’t it?

Okay, now Vadra’s not the most likeable guy and his Post isn’t the most intelligent or articulate. And aren’t his in-laws in the Parliament?

But even Vadra has a right to post a comment as much as I have or anyone else. 66A has been repealed, right? Whether it were the girls who commented on Bal Thackeray or the cartoonist who lampooned Mamata Banerjee, we supported them. Simply because their rights, are also our rights.

Freedom of expression is there for me, for you and for Robert Vadra.

The other thing I don’t get is how our Parliament can’t find the time to have a focused political discussion for more than 3 minutes, yet they have time to go after Vadra for a silly Facebook post.

Does the highest law-making body in the largest democracy of the world have nothing better to do?

Dear MPs, I assure you Robert’s silly comments will get trolled enough organically. You guys need to get back to your jobs.

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