Mahendra Nath Pandey Sleeps During Nirmala Sitharaman's Speech in Rajya Sabha Over Economic Slowdown, Netizens Troll BJP MP
BJP Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey sleeps in Rajya Sabha (Photo Credits: Youtube/Screengrab)

New Delhi, November 27: At the time when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was speaking in Parliament over an economic slowdown in the country, her colleagues sitting behind her were seen dozing off. The viral video showed Skill Development Minister, Mahendra Nath Pandey sleeping during Sitharaman’s speech. Later, one of the MP tried to wake him up from his sleep. Meanwhile, another MP sitting beside Pandey was also seen dozing. Smriti Irani Asks BJP MP To 'Be Decent' After He Mentions 'Porn' in Rajya Sabha.

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur was sitting next to the two MPs there. After the video went viral on social media, netizens started trolling the BJP MPs, especially Pandey for taking a nap during the House proceedings when an important issue was discussed.

Here is The Video of the Incident:

Here Are Some of The Twitter Reactions:

"Good to see Anurag Thakur ji noticed and waked him up finally"

"Guy behind bored with FM speech and happily sleeping. He will suddenly wake up and clap."

One of the Netizens Compared it With Maharashtra political Situation - "Governor used to wake them early"

"Interesting debate on the economy in Parliament today"

"Reminded me of MBA days. That lecture post lunch 🤣🤣"

Sitharaman on Wednesday told Parliament that there might have been a decline in the country's growth, but there won't be any recession. She was responding opposition's charge that the economy is falling. Sithaarman also compared the inflation and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) figures during the NDA government with the previous UPA administration. FDI inflows have improved to $283.9 billion in 2019, from $189.5 billion in 2009-2014, she said.