New Delhi : Under fire for his alleged objectionable remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee remained unfazed over the government’s threat to bring a censure motion against him as he claimed that anything spoken outside Parliament does not attract such an action.
Speaking to reporters outside the Parliament here on Tuesday, Banerjee said he would not apologise for any of his comments as he had delivered a political speech and there was nothing wrong with it, reports PTI.
“Let them bring it (censure motion), then I will see to this. Because any speech made outside the House… one is not delivering a speech as a Member of Parliament.
“As a member of a political party any speech outside the House, being a member doesn’t attract any censure motion. It is only restricted to council of ministers,” he claimed. On BJP’s demand for an apology, the TMC leader said, “I have not said anything wrong, then why should I (apologise)? ‘Janata bhejenge’….what does it mean? That people’s verdict will send him to Gandhi Nagar. So what is wrong in it? It is a political speech. And ‘Janata ka slap’ means verdict of the people.”
He said the statement should be understood in the context in which it has been said.