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To pass orders to members is my prerogative and not yours, Speaker tells Pokhriyal
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To pass orders to members is my prerogative and not yours, Speaker tells Pokhriyal

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New Delhi, Jul 1 : Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday counseled Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' not to instruct or direct any member to speak or make intervention in the House during debate.

"Mr Minister, you please do not instruct any member to speak or not," ruled the Speaker while the House was debating over The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill in the Lok Sabha.

"Aap ayeggya na kare, ayeggya karna mera kaam hae (You please do not instruct any member, that prerogative is with the Chair)," Mr Birla said when the Minister took his seat giving time to NCP lawmaker Supriya Sule.The House later passed the Bill which Mr Pokhriyal said will play a pivotal role in taking Indian education system to a newer height and also ensure justice for the weaker sections.(UNI)