New Delhi: After Kiran Bedi was slapped with a privilege notice and Arvind Kejriwal got an I-T notice on Friday, another Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan got a breach of privilege notice on Saturday.
On Saturday, Bhushan said that he has received a breach of privilege notice for his remarks against Parliamentarians, 2nd Team Anna member to get such a notice. He has been accused of using derogatory words against MPs and has been asked to file a reply by September 14.
Terming the notice as ‘completely unjustified’, he said that ‘speaking the truth in public interest does not amount to breach of privilege’.
He said that “If speaking truth in public interest amounts to breach of privilege, then time has come for the country to review the whole notion of Parliamentary privileges.”
Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi had also received breach of privilege notice for her remarks against Parliamentarians.
After that, Bedi had said that she will not apologise for her remarks against politicians, but intends to show a bigger mirror to the House on the conduct of lawmakers.
Earlier, Arvind Kejriwal is slapped with an income tax notice to pay Rs 9 lakh for violating the terms of his Indian Revenue Service bond.
The charge is that Kejriwal has violated bond conditions, and until his dues are cleared, his resignation from the Indian Revenue Service in 2006 will not be accepted, the reports said.