Opposition parties get physical as fists fly during fight in Parliament

Opposition parties get physical as fists fly during fight in Parliament

- Members of the EFF, DA and AGANG got into scuffles during a Q&A session with President Ramaphosa

- While the ANC and President Ramaphosa watched the drama unfold, the parties argued and chanted at each other

- Members of the EFF and AGANG was eventually removed from the building when things got very heated and physical

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Once again, a Parliament meeting got dramatic and chaotic. While heated arguments are nothing new when opposition parties start quarrelling, physical altercations aren't a regular thing.

House chair Thoko Didiza found it difficult to keep order in the building as the EFF and the DA kept acting unruly.

It can only be assumed that the president watched the opposition parties unravel in quiet disdain.

The aim of the meeting of parties was to ask President Ramaphosa questions, as reported by IOL News.

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However, the DA and EFF, and eventually AGANG, all lost sight of the president as they started arguing.

Steenhuisen of the DA called the EFF 'VBS Bank looters', and this triggered an angered response by the Red Berets.

The building reverberated with the "Pay back the money" chants that were aimed at the EFF. They decided to hit back at the DA, chanting 'Racists'.

Malema was eventually heard saying something along the lines of 'We cannot let these whites speak' and this angered a member of AGANG.

Just moments after the EFF and DA almost got to blows, the EFF had members charging at AGANG, seemingly hell-bent on getting physical.

Members of the EFF and AGANG were eventually removed from the building, and the speaker tried to continue the Q&A calmly.

Who needs to watch soapies when we've got the Parliament giving us such drama?

READ ALSO: Ramaphosa vows to have his own son arrested if he is corrupt

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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