A lawmaker, holding a handkerchief to his face after being affected by pepper spray, leaves Parliament after protests inside the building in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: AFP A lawmaker, holding a handkerchief to his face after being affected by pepper spray, leaves Parliament after protests inside the building in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: AFP
A lawmaker, holding a handkerchief to his face after being affected by pepper spray, leaves Parliament after protests inside the building in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: AFP

India’s parliament erupts in chaos as angry MP pepper sprays the chamber

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A lawmaker, holding a handkerchief to his face after being affected by pepper spray, leaves Parliament after protests inside the building in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: AFP A lawmaker, holding a handkerchief to his face after being affected by pepper spray, leaves Parliament after protests inside the building in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: AFP
A lawmaker, holding a handkerchief to his face after being affected by pepper spray, leaves Parliament after protests inside the building in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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