Rahul Gandhi leads Oppn attack, says not being allowed to speak in Parliament, only one man’s voice is heard

Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Modi government after he joined protesting MPs in well of the House.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: August 6, 2014 3:08 pm
Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Modi government after he joined protesting MPs in well of the House. Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Modi government after he joined protesting MPs in well of the House.

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched an attack directed at Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, alleging that Opposition members were not being allowed to speak in Parliament.

Talking to mediapersons outside Parliament, the Congress leader, without naming anyone, said, “There is a mood in Parliament that only one man’s voice comes before anything else in the country.”

He further hit out at the NDA government, accusing it of running away from discussion. “There is a mentality in the government that no discussion should be allowed.”

This came after Rahul joined protesting MPs in well of the House. The MPs in Lok Sabha were protesting over recent incidents of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh.

He also raised the demand for tabling of the Communal Violence Bill in Parliament.

“We are raising a point, we are asking for discussion…The Speaker, I mean…It is completely one-sided, partiality. That’s what we are raising,” Gandhi said.

Reacting to a reporter’s comment that he was raising his voice for the first time and leading from the front, Gandhi said, “I have raised my voice many times in Parliament.”

Congress had earlier given notice of on adjournment motion in Lok Sabha over rising incidents of communal violence in the country.

The notice was given by Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, party MP M I Shahnawaz and party whip K C Venugopal.

(With PTI Inputs)

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    prakash gotimukul
    Aug 6, 2014 at 9:16 am
    Another loss in embly elections is waiting for RG........how many times does congi wants to prove that he is a ineffective leader, ? Drama will not do Mr Pappu. Get some new idea.
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      AAP 2.0
      Aug 6, 2014 at 8:06 am
      Ohhh Rahul hi.... he is trying to stay in Media and stay relevant ....Good wishes for a 2024 Lok Sabha elections..
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        Arvind
        Aug 8, 2014 at 8:02 pm
        Mirza - vote banking is done for. Muslims cannot get more than their due.
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          S.Gonesh
          Aug 6, 2014 at 7:06 am
          What do the anti-Hindus want? They can´t rule Hindu India, so theybetter keep quiet and behaves civilized.
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            B.D.SINGH
            Aug 6, 2014 at 8:55 am
            How many times Rahul ji had spoken in LS when he was in power. Have patience sir, wait for your turn. It may come soon if Modi ji does not fulfill his promises.
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              Chandra
              Aug 6, 2014 at 7:53 am
              Amul chocolate as prize for Raga for this effort... however foolish it may be
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                Anil
                Aug 6, 2014 at 9:35 am
                U R called Rahul but u were sleeping, it came in media
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                  Manoj Manoj
                  Aug 6, 2014 at 8:56 am
                  see how our stupid media is going ga-ga on this
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                    Somnath Poojary
                    Aug 6, 2014 at 9:12 am
                    What Pappu can talk in the Parliament he is going there to sleep. This guy should be sed.
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