Parliament Winter Session 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Parshottam Rupala in Rajya Sabha on Friday said that the central government is formulating a scheme to find a permanent solution to end practice of stubble burning by farmers. He also said that a committee will come out with a report on the matter in the coming month or two.
Earlier in the day, facing opposition fire for her remarks on Nathuram Godse, Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur apologised twice in the Lok Sabha on Friday. Issuing her second apology, Thakur said, “Never described Nathuram Godse as a patriot, never took his name but if someone is hurt I apologise.”
Thakur had earlier claimed that her statements were ‘misinterpreted’ after which Speaking Om Birla called a meeting of floor leaders of different political parties to end the row over the legislator’s statement.