New Delhi, Dec 22: Bahujan Samaj Party (BJP) Satish Mishra sparked controversy when he made derogatory comment on Minister of State of External Affairs V K Singh in Rajya Sabha. During the discussion on the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015 in the Upper House of the Parliament Satish Mishra said that people like V K Singh who have polluted mindset should be sent to reform homes too.Also Read - 8 Cases Of Cryptocurrency-Related Fraud Under Probe By ED: FM Sitharaman In Rajya Sabha

“People with polluted mindsets like Minister VK Singh should also be sent to reform homes,” said Satish Mishra. Taking strong objection over BSP leader’s remark, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, “We take strong objection to Mishra ji’s remark on VK Singh, it should be expunged.” (ALSO READ: Juvenile Justice Bill: Rajya Sabha members unite for strict law, discuss on permissible age limit for punishment) Also Read - Breaking News Live Updates: Lok Sabha Adjourned Till Tomorrow

After several adjournments, Rajya Sabha resumed at 2 PM to take up the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014, provides for the trial of those between 16-18 years as adults for heinous offences. Also, anyone between the age of 16-18 who commits a less serious offence may be tried as an adult if he is apprehended after he attains the age of 21. Also Read - 12 Rajya Sabha MPs Suspended For Rest of Winter Session For Ruckus in Previous Session

Giving out the bill’s details, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi said borstals — a custodial institution for young offenders — would be set up under the proposed law to house juveniles accused of heinous crime. “They (juvenile convicts) will not stay with adults in jails meant for adults… They will be kept in borstals. It does not exist at present… it will be created,” the minister said.