Slogans were shouted from both sides: AAP members, wearing badges in support of Kundu, attacked BJP leaders, while the opposition kept raising slogans on the deaths of sanitation workers.
Earlier, the Additional Solicitor General had reportedly recommended — after the Home ministry and the Delhi L-G sought his legal opinion — that these committees were trying to “usurp” executive or judicial functioning.
The Delhi High Court today sought the response of the Delhi Assembly Speaker on a plea by two persons challenging his order sending them to jail for throwing pamphlets and sloganeering in the House.
“The Committee has decided that its members will inspect 300 hoarding sites in next three-four days to verify claims of the DIP director,” a member of the Committee said
While PWD officials welcomed the move, they maintained that the bigger issue was to “solve the systemic problems” which take place every year.
Kapil Mishra was suspended from the Aam Aadmi Party earlier this month after he levelled allegations against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. He has now said he will soon make public more details about ‘scams’ involving AAP and Arvind Kejriwal.
Last year, on two occasions, Vijender Gupta had been marshalled out from the Assembly on the directions of the Speaker.
Aam Aadmi Party MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj demonstrated how the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) can be easily “manipulated”.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal sharpens attack on corruption charge against MCDs
29-year-old Rakhi Bidlan is a prominent Dalit face of the Aam Aadmi Party.
Taking cognisance of the matter, the Privilege Committee summoned senior officials of the various departments.
The report, which was tabled in the Delhi Assembly Tuesday, notes that the rate of disposal of cases filed under the POCSO Act is dismal, with the average percentage of conviction at just 2 per cent.
Speaker Ram Niwas Goel had earlier said the government would resort to telecasting proceedings via YouTube and local cable channels if the Centre does not respond to the proposal.
The former Union finance minister said that instead of maintaining secrecy in budget making, government should table the proposals before Parliament and they should be implemented once they are passed.
The House will meet only for five days as a number of holidays fall during the Budget Session.