While saying that the whole thing amounts to breach of privilege, panel chairman Meenakshi Lekhi informed the reporters that the panel is unanimous on action by government.
The government's proposal to include Mahua Moitra of the TMC and Manish Tewari of the Congress in the JPC was approved by voice vote in the lower house.
The PDP Bill is a major step in ensuring Indians gain more control over their data. But some provisions can be modified to better suit this purpose.
A Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to which the bill has been referred, put out a notification on Thursday seeking people’s views.
The online encyclopedia also highlighted that the new rules would impose a significant financial burden on non-profit tech organisations and its open editing model would be 'severely disrupted'.
Tharoor, who heads the Standing Committee on Information Technology, also wrote a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and expressed his concerns over the issue.
The panel will have 20 members from the Lok Sabha and 10 from the Rajya Sabha.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the proposed committee could bring out a report before the Budget session, which usually begins in the last week of January.
The draft Personal Data Protection Bill, which is likely to be introduced in Lok Sabha soon, bars storing and processing of personal data by entities without the consent of an individual.
Bill seeks to lay down framework on processing of personal and private data by public and private entities; minister says details of BIll will be shared in Parliament
As per the Bill, critical data has to be mandatorily stored in India, while sensitive data can be processed outside with explicit consent of data owner.
The much-awaited bill on data protection -- being drafted by a committee of experts headed by Justice BN Srikrishna (retd) -- is likely to be ready by March.