Mahua Moitra’s ‘cash-for-question’ row reminder of 2005

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Oct 16, 2023

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TMC MP Mahua Moitra has been accused of asking questions in the parliament in exchange for cash. Similar row erupted in 2005

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In 2005, 11 MPs were expelled from the Parliament after they were accused of taking money for asking targeted questions in the House

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The mixed bag of MPs were from 4 separate parties. The list included 6 MPs from BJP, 3 from BSP and one each from Congress and RJD

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The ‘cash-for-query’ scam was unearthed after two journalists broadcast a sting operation footage of the MPs. They were caught seeking money on tape

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A special court ordered framing of graft and criminal conspiracy charges against the former MPs in August 2017.

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