Characterising colonial laws as exceptionally harsh, oppressive and exploitative for local populations, the Vice-President stated,
India shines as a bright spot. Dhankar and Pande emphasised India’s commitment to sovereignty, peaceful dispute resolution, and adherence to international rules and regulations.
Taiwan is claimed by China, which has vowed to take the democratic island one day -- by force, if necessary -- and ramped up political and military pressure against it.
“There can be no excuse for not allowing the Parliament to function. The absence of the question hour can’t be justified,” the Vice-President said.