This is Parliament, not 'Munnabhai pappi-jhappi': Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal alleged that the Congress was responsible for the killing of thousands of Sikhs during the 1984 riots following the assassination of the then PM Indira Gandhi.
"This is Parliament, not Munna bhai 'pappi-jhappi'," she said referring to the popular Bollywood movie 'Munnabhai MBBS' where the hero often gives hugs to people.
Her reaction came after Rahul Gandhi walked across the well of Lok Sabha to Modi and embraced him, causing a flutter in the House.
Badal was earlier riled by Gandhi's remarks when he pointed at her saying that the leader of BJP ally Akali Dal was smiling when he was criticising the Modi government.
Badal stood up to object but Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asked Rahul Gandhi to continue.
Later, when the Akali Dal MP was allowed to speak after Gandhi's speech, she lashed out at the Congress and its president.
Badal alleged that the Congress was responsible for the killing of thousands of Sikhs during the 1984 riots following the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.