Parliament Today HIGHLIGHTS: The Opposition on Monday staged a walkout in Lok Sabha as BJP MP Parvesh Verma, who was recently removed by the EC as a star campaigner for BJP, moved the Motion of Thanks on President Ram Nath Kovind’s speech when the session kicked off. TMC has moved amendments to the President’s address delivered Friday.
Earlier in the day, ruckus prevailed in Lok Sabha as the opposition cornered the Modi government over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and firing incidents in Jamia and Shaheen Bagh in Parliament. The opposition MPs started chanting ‘goli maarna band karo, desh ko todna band karo‘ as Anurag Thakur, Minister of Finance state, began addressing the House.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi accused the government of committing atrocities on students, while Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhry said the government is “mercilessly” killing the people of India. “Say no to CAA”, “save our democracy” and “save our Constitution” were other slogans raised by the Opposition.
The Monday c While Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 3 pm following sloganeering. Union Minister Bhupender Yadav moved the motion of thanks on the President’s address.