Rajya Sabha: Uproar in the House on the issue of Manipur violence, Delhi ordinance, proceedings adjourned till Monday


Rajya Sabha Monsoon Session: After Thursday’s uproar, echoes of the Manipur violence case were heard in the Rajya Sabha on Friday as well. Apart from this, despite the ordinance on Delhi’s service matter being under consideration in the court, the government brought a bill in its place and also on the issues of allegedly deleting some parts from the proceedings of the house, the opposition created ruckus in the house. Due to the uproar, the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day after being adjourned once on Friday.

House adjourned till 11 am on Monday

Let us tell you that after adjourning the uproar, as soon as the proceedings of the House started at around 2.30 minutes, Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar mentioned the ‘National Capital Territory Governance (Amendment) Bill’ with provision for giving powers to the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. Did. In protest against this, Aam Aadmi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh started opposing it and called it ‘non-constitutional’. After this, the proceedings of the House were adjourned till 11 am on Monday.

‘It’s against democracy’, says AAP MP Raghav Chadha

During the conversation on this matter, AAP MP from Delhi Raghav Chadha said that “Today in Rajya Sabha, we raised the issue of Delhi Ordinance. We demanded that it should be withdrawn and it has no importance. It is against democracy and the government should withdraw it. We hope that the Chairman will listen to us.” Further he said on Manipur violence that “Manipur is burning and horrifying videos have come out. The government should discuss it. Why is it running away? There is a double engine government, still so much violence is happening in the state… ”

‘Opposition does not want to discuss’, Sushil Modi’s statement

At the same time, former Deputy CM of Bihar Sushil Modi said that the opposition does not want to discuss. At the same time, he targeted the opposition and said that when the Leader of the House, Piyush Goyal, has given his consent to discuss the Manipur issue, why are they (opposition) running away?” Earlier in the morning, as soon as the proceedings of the House began, Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar got the necessary documents laid on the floor of the house and then told the members about the time allotted for discussion on the Bills in the Business Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday.

AAP calls the bill ‘unconstitutional’

During this, he mentioned the ‘National Capital Territory Administration (Amendment) Bill’. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) opposed it and said that this ‘non-constitutional’ bill cannot be discussed in the House. Raising the point of order, Bharat Rashtra Samiti’s K Keshav Rao said that the matter is under consideration of the court, in such a situation the bill cannot be discussed. He also sought information from the Chairman about whether this could happen? The Chairman said on this that it is an illusion that this issue cannot be discussed. He said that this House has the right to discuss any issue.

Sent the petition against the ordinance to a five-judge constitution bench

The Delhi High Court on Thursday referred a petition against the ordinance related to service matters in Delhi to a five-judge constitution bench. Dhankhar replied that the Constitution very ‘appropriately’ prohibits discussion in the House. He said, “This House has the right to discuss everything on this planet with one restriction.” He said that Article 121 prohibits discussion in Parliament on the conduct of any judge of the Supreme Court or a High Court in the discharge of his duties.

Boycott of the meeting of Business Advisory Committee of Rajya Sabha

It may be known that many leaders of the opposition parties boycotted the meeting of the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday in protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi not making a statement in the Parliament on the Manipur issue and despite the ordinance on Delhi service matter being under consideration of the court. Leaders of other opposition parties, including Congress, Left, Trinamool Congress, DMK, RJD, NCP and AAP, walked out of the BAC meeting after Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar did not register written protest.

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