Religious Conversion in Agra Raised in Lok Sabha

Published: 10th December 2014 12:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th December 2014 12:55 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: The issue of alleged forced conversion of 100 Muslims in Agra today echoed in Lok Sabha with Trinamool Congress members raising the issue in the House.     Sultan Ahmed (TMC) raised the issue of alleged forced conversions as soon as the House met for the day.    

"What is happening in Agra," he asked, waving a newspaper.     

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she has rejected his notice for an adjournment motion.     Jai Prakash Narayan Yadav (RJD) raised the issue of "increasing" number of rape cases in the past six months.     

Kirit Somaiya (BJP) demanded stringent punishment for Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee for his reported controversial remarks against the Prime Minister.     Mahajan said his notice is under consideration and she would also talk to Banerjee on the issue.     

Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu urged the members to raise the issue after the Question Hour.


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