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Chandra Pratap Singh

Chandrapratap Singh
MP
Constituency Sidhi
Personal details
Born (1957-01-22) 22 January 1957 (ageĀ 57)
Koriya, Madhya Pradesh
Political party BJP
Spouse(s) Meena Singh
Residence Koriya
As of September 22, 2006
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Chandrapratap Singh (born 22 January 1957) is an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) political party. He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India, representing the Sidhi constituency of Madhya Pradesh .[1]

Expulsion

In the sting Operation Duryodhana by the Noida based media firm Cobrapost, aired December 12, 2005 on the Indian Hindi news TV Channel Aaj Tak, Singh was caught on video accepting bribes of Rs. 35,000 for fielding fictitious questions in parliament.[2]

On December 23, 2005, a Special Committee of the Lok Sabha found him guilty of contempt of the House and following a motion calling for the expulsion of all 11 MPs caught in the sting, he was expelled from Parliament.

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