Protest, sloganeering in Rajya Sabha by opposition against Bill giving more powers to Delhi LG


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Mallikarjun Kharge protesting GNCTD invoice in Parliament

Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed disruptions as opposition members trooped in the nicely of the home elevating slogans to protest the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021. The higher noticed two temporary, back-to-back adjournments due to the continued protests. 

Leader of Opposition and Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge opposed the GNCTD (Amendment) Bill, saying the proposed laws was “unconstitutional” and demanded that it’s referred to a choose committee for scrutiny.

Protesting the invoice, AAP MP Sanjay Singh mentioned the BJP authorities on the Centre has introduced the invoice because the social gathering had misplaced the Delhi meeting elections twice. He mentioned that by opposing the invoice he was looking for “justice” for the 2 crore individuals of Delhi.

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Later, opposition members trooped into the nicely and shouted slogans against the governments. House marshals arrived on the scene instantly. Meanwhile, Kharge warned against a repeat of the Bihar meeting in the Parliament. He was referring to the chaos that erupted in Bihar meeting on Tuesday when police had been referred to as inside to help the marshals in evicting unruly opposition members protesting against the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021.

Responding to the opposition, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy mentioned the amendments to the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act had been in “no way undemocratic”.

The Chair referred to as Abhishek Manu Singhvi of the Congress to communicate on the invoice, however he demanded that the House be first introduced in order. As the uproar and slogan shouting continued, the House was adjourned twice for 10 minutes every.

The invoice, which was handed in Lok Sabha on Monday, seeks to make it clear that the “government” in Delhi means the “Lieutenant Governor”.

The invoice additionally makes it necessary for the Delhi authorities to take the opinion of the L-G earlier than any government motion. The AAP is in energy in Delhi. (With PTI inputs)

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