Addressing a press conference in the parliament complex, Birla said 323 MPs have been fully vaccinated against the virus, while 23 have not been able to take their first jab due to some medical reason
The inordinate delay in acting on the petition is causing injustice to the people of Narasaputam as they are being represented by a person who is ineligible, the MP claimed.
Birla, in a letter to all the MPs, said it is the duty of parliamentarians to stand with people in this severe crisis and help them in every respect.
Birla said this collective cooperation is our source of strength. We should strengthen our collective efforts and try to make them even more effective.
Conrad K Sangma called on Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and informed him about the progress of construction of new Meghalaya Assembly building.
According to the speaker, the government will issue guidelines about the vaccination of parliamentarians before the start of the session.
Birla also said the country cannot be empowered without strengthening the Panchayati Raj institutions and making them more accountable to the people.
The TMC urged Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to disqualify party MP Sunil Kumar Mondal, who switched sides to the BJP in December.
Addressing the All India Presiding Officers' Conference at Tent City, he said constitution provides the basis for the functioning of parliament and state assemblies according to people's aspirations.
High drama was witnessed in the Central Hall of Parliament as well as in the Rajya Sabha yesterday when Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs protested for the status to Andhra Pradesh.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she was very happy as a woman with the judgement of the apex court.
Elected unopposed, Meira Kumar’s elevation as Speaker was emblematic in a way, reflecting the progress in the mindset of India, where a woman from a Dalit community, finally got a post of prominence.