Mahua Moitra, a Lok Sabha member, was expelled on December 8, 2023, over allegations of a “cash-for-query” scandal.
The Lok Sabha Ethics Committee recommended her expulsion for allowing a businessman to use her Parliament login to ask questions on her behalf, breaching parliamentary ethics and compromising national security. The committee’s decision, based on a draft report, had six members in support and four members dissenting.
Q: Why was Mahua Moitra expelled from the Lok Sabha on December 8, 2023?
a. Financial misconduct
b. Involvement in a “cash-for-query” scandal
c. Violation of parliamentary dress code
d. Absence without leave
Ans : b. Involvement in a “cash-for-query” scandal