Budget Session: Opposition disrupts Parliament again
Author: Desk February 4, 2020
Proceedings in Upper House distruped by Opposition over CAA and NRC; Uproar in Lok Sabha also on various issues; discussion begins on Motion of Thanks to President’s address in Lower House.
The third day of the budget session was marked by uproarious scenes. On the one hand, while discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s address began in the lower house, amid much ruckus, sloganeering by the opposItion disrupted proceedings in the Rajya Sabha.
In the Rajya Sabha– Congress, DMK and BSP created a ruckus, causing repeated adjournments as they demanded discussion on the Citizenship Amendment Act, NPR and related issues according to rule 267 but Chairman Venkaiah Naidu denied permission saying they could take up the issues in the course of discussion on the vote of thanks.
While on the one hand, the opposition remained adamant on its demand,the govt requested that the opposition allow the discussion on motion of thanks to the President’s adress to continue saying that all issues can be discussed during it.