Order likely to be returned 2 weeks after Monsoon session is over
New Delhi: The monsoon session of Parliament, which began on July 18, has so far been a complete failure due to opposition protests on several issues and clashes over Congress leader Adhir Chowdhury’s remarks against President Draupadi Murmu, with some orders finally coming next week. can be seen. ,
Efforts are on to find a solution next week to keep Parliament running smoothly and to discuss inflation on Monday.
In the absence of opposition presence and frequent adjournments, many bills have been passed without any discussion. The suspension of 27 opposition MPs from Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha for unruly actions has made matters worse for a reconciliation between the two sides as the opposition is insisting that these suspensions should be withdrawn.
According to sources, discussions are expected to take place on Monday on price hike and imposition of GST on some essential items. The government has maintained that it was ready for discussion “immediately”, but the opposition was demanding a discussion by postponing the “Question Hour”, for which the BJP was unprepared.
“A solution is expected next week,” sources said, adding that a positive decision could also be taken on revoking the suspension of opposition members.
A day after the BJP took on the Congress over its leader Chowdhury’s “President” remark against President Murmu, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were again adjourned on Friday amid protests and counter-protests on the same issue.
The BJP again demanded an apology from Congress President Sonia Gandhi for allegedly “clearing” Murmu.
The proceedings of the Lower House were earlier adjourned till 12 noon. A similar scene was witnessed when the House met again at 12 noon, due to which the proceedings were adjourned for the day. A similar view was seen in the Rajya Sabha as well.
Congress members in the lower house were raising slogans against the government in the house, while BJP members including Sarbananda Sonowal and Union ministers were demanding an apology from Sonia.
Chowdhury, who is the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, said he never intended to insult the President and that his “presidential” remarks were a “slip of the tongue”.
As the commotion continued, BJP member Rajendra Agrawal, who was in the chair, allowed the parliamentary papers to be placed and adjourned the proceedings till Monday.
Rajya Sabha proceedings were also adjourned for about an hour after both the opposition and the Treasury Bench made uproar on different issues.
While opposition parties pressed for a discussion on the deadly liquor tragedy in Gujarat as well as the record rise in prices of essential commodities, BJP MPs stood on their feet, shouting slogans and over their party leader’s remarks on the President. They were demanding Sonia’s apology.
Amidst sloganeering, Deputy Chairman Harivansh adjourned the proceedings till 12 noon.
Earlier in the day, official papers were laid on the Table of the House, following which Harivansh said that the Speaker has not accepted notices under Rule 267 on the issue of price rise and Agneepath scheme discussion on inflation as scheduled in the next House . The week and other issues have been allowed to be raised through the mention of Zero Hour.
A notice under Rule 267 calls for suspension of day trading to discuss the pressing issue.
Opposition MPs were not satisfied with this decision and started raising the issue of rising prices of essential commodities.
Congress’s Shaktisinh Gohil came to the Well of the House raising the issue of Poisonous Liquor Case in Gujarat.
As his aides were chasing him, BJP MPs were shouting slogans to apologize to Sonia over Chaudhary’s remarks.