Parts of Mayawati's remarks against Ansari expunged

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 12, 2012 15:00 hrs

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Wednesday launched a verbal assault on Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari, forcing the upper house to later expunge her more harsh remarks.

BSP chief Mayawati's comments during question hour were expunged at three points, where she had launched a direct attack on the chair.

Other comments on the adjournments of the house were retained.

"I am not ready to listen to anything..." Mayawati had said, interrupting the question hour.

The comment following this was expunged.

"...The house does not run after 12. You are the chairman of the house. It is your responsibility that the house is in order," she said.

Some comments at two more points were removed from the records.

The chairman appeared upset over the remarks.

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