Marred by frequent disruptions, Monsoon session ends before schedule; Trinamool attacks Modi government
Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, which were adjourned sine die this afternoon, saw the passage of seven and five bills, respectively, during the session which was to end on August 12.
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Some MPs from the opposition benches also came into the Well of the House and shouted slogans. However, Bhubaneswar Kalita, who was in the chair, went ahead with the Question Hour.
TMC Lok Sabha members Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar and Dola Sen and Rajya Sabha MP Mausam Noor had submitted notices for a discussion on the 'need for prevention of crimes against women'.
Lok Sabha functioned for about a quarter of its scheduled time and Rajya Sabha for about 20 per cent in the first two weeks of 2022 due to repeated disruptions.
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The Lok Sabha is expected to take up the discussion on Monday while Rajya Sabha may take it up on Tuesday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will reply to the discussion in both Houses.
Soon after the House met after the first adjournment, opposition members continued with their protest in the well of the house.
Holding placards near gate number one of Parliament House, the MPs, including Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of State for Agriculture Shobha Karandlaje, raised slogans.
They, however, said the government does not appear keen on a debate on the Agnipath military recruitment scheme and could evade the matter on the ground that it was sub judice.
In the morning, TMC MP Mausam Noor who brought tea for the MPs said that the Opposition MPs will not apologise and the protest will continue.
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The opposition members were carrying placards and shouting slogans against the Modi government and came to the well.
Several Union ministers including Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Pralhad Joshi, Anurag Singh Thakur, Kiren Rijiju and Piyush Goyal were present at the meeting.
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Parliament has failed to transact any significant business so far since the Monsoon Session began on July 18 with the Opposition seeking a debate on price rise and GST on certain items of daily use.
As soon as the House met for the day, Opposition members began shouting slogans. Some Congress MPs displayed placards saying 'Satyameva Jayate' with a photograph of Sonia Gandhi.
Carrying packets of milk, curd, and other food items, Opposition MPs staged a protest near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi and some were seen carrying these times and flashing them inside the House.
'Government obstinacy reason for dent in Parliament proceedings': Congress on demand for discussion on GST hike
Congress General Secretary and Chief Whip in Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh said the Opposition has been demanding an urgent discussion on inflation and hike in GST rates but is being denied.
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Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and others were present during the protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament premises.
Members of the Congress, Left, and AAP insisted on a discussion on the issues ranging from price rise to the Agnipath scheme, forcing adjournment of Lok Sabha proceedings till 2 pm.
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For his part, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all MPs to ensure the session is peaceful and productive.
On the opening day of the Monsoon session of Parliament, he said this is the last session in the 75th year of Independence and MPs should give their best performance to make it a memorable one.
As Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu was making some observations, several Congress members trooped into the Well of the House and started raising slogans.