AAP MP tenders written apology to Speaker

22 July, New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann today tendered a written apology to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for live streaming of a video of Parliament on Facebook, for which he drew flak from all sides for violating the security code.

Sources said Mann appeared before the Lok Sabha Speaker just before the day’s proceedings and tendered a written apology.

They also said in his apology letter, he wrote that he would not repeat such mistake again in future.Ms Mahajan said she would consult political parties for appropriate action against Mann as the matter was serious, sources added.

Later talking to reporters outside the Parliament, Mann said he never wanted to put the security of Parliament at risk and has apologised in writing.”I did it unknowingly. I didn’t know it will become such a big thing.

”I met Lok Sabha Speaker, and told her that I must be given an opportunity to explain. My intention wasn’t to risk security of Parliament,” Mann said.

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