Leaders of the opposition Alliance India will protest and stage Parliament at Delhi's Jantar Mantar today against the suspension of over 140 MPs. This decision was taken in a meeting held in the chamber of Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge in the Parliament complex. The opposition will also take out a procession from Parliament House to Vijay Chowk.
143 opposition MPs have been suspended
The opposition is creating ruckus in both the houses over the lapse in security of Parliament. 143 opposition MPs have been suspended from the rest of the winter session on charges of creating ruckus and disruption in the Houses. Two MPs were suspended again on Wednesday. Opposition MPs C Thomas and AM Arif have been suspended for displaying placards during Lok Sabha proceedings.
It is noteworthy that the government seems to be aggressive against Modi regarding the incident of lapse in security of Parliament on December 13. The opposition demands that the security lapse should be discussed in the House and Home Minister Amit Shah should answer on the incident. Due to which the opposition is creating ruckus in the House during the proceedings of the Parliament. Last week on Thursday, 13 MPs from Lok Sabha and one MP from Rajya Sabha were suspended. At the same time, on Monday, 33 MPs from Lok Sabha and 45 from Rajya Sabha were suspended. On Tuesday, action was taken against 49 Lok Sabha MPs. Two other MPs have been suspended during the Lok Sabha proceedings on Wednesday.
SS Ahluwalia hit back
BJP MP SS Ahluwalia took on the opposition over the suspension of MPs. He cited the suspension of 63 MPs from the Lok Sabha in 1989 for persistently demanding a report on the assassination of Indira Gandhi. Ahluwalia said that the opposition has termed the breach in the security of Parliament as a serious issue of national security to target the government.
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge alleged that PM Narendra Modi and BJP want to bring single party rule in the country. On Dhankhar calling the issue of mimicry an insult to farmers and Jats, Kharge said, caste should not be dragged into every issue. He asked, should he say every time he is not allowed to speak in the Rajya Sabha that it happened because he was a Dalit? He said outside the House, people's sentiments should not be instigated by using caste.
Road Transport Ministry's budget increased nine times in nine years
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that the budget of the Road Transport Ministry in 2014 was Rs 25,872 crore, which has increased to Rs 2,70,435 crore in 2023. In this way it has increased by 940 percent. 80 percent increase in enrollment of tribal girl students: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that after the formation of the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014, there has been an 80 percent increase in the enrollment of tribal girl students in schools and higher educational institutions. happened.