New Delhi, April 6 : Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday that hate speech should not be made against any comm ty, be it minority or majority. He was making an observation on hate speech raised by Leader of Opposition and Congress member Mallikarjun Kharge. Kharge submitted a notice to discuss hate speech. The notice was not admitted by Naidu but he allowed Kharge to make a brief mention. “Even if you give notices, if it’s not worth taking under rule 267, I will not take it,” Naidu said. Making a mention, Kharge said: “I have given the notice regarding the rising instances of hate speech against minorities in the country and also harassment to Journalists particularly of the Hindustan Gazette, Newslaundry, The Quint and Article 14 etc. One Swami has been giving speeches….” Interrupting Kharge, Naidu ordered to expunge certain portions spoken by him saying the words used in the hate speech should not be used here. “Nobody should indulge in hate speech against any comm ty, be it minority or majority,” Naidu said. As the House assembled, Naidu praised the patience shown by the members during debate on the MCD Bill and on the bill to revamp chartered accountancy institutes on Tuesday. ASU MR