Waris Pathan, an elected legislator of Maharashtra assembly belonging to AIMIM party, a minority party was suspended for not saying “Bharat Mata Ki Jai” in Maharashtra assembly. Members of all other parties namely NCP, BJP, Shiv Sena and Congress joined together and passed a resolution for suspending the legislator.

It is said that the Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly decided on the suspension of the legislator on the basis of views of the House ignoring rules and procedures of legislative assembly. Further this act of forcing MLA (belonging to minority party ) to raise slogans is considered as an oppressive act of majority on minority.