Earlier, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu had requested Opposition MPs to lift the difficulty throughout the dialogue on Motion of Thanks to the President’s handle
New Delhi: Opposition events together with the Congress, Left, TMC and DMK on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Rajya Sabha after their demand for suspension of enterprise of the day to take up a dialogue on greater than two-month-old farmers’ agitation was rejected by the Chairman.
The Opposition events had given discover underneath Rule 267 calling for the suspension of enterprise of the day to take up dialogue on the continuing agitation by farmers on Delhi borders in opposition to three new farm legal guidelines.
When the House met for the day, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu stated he has obtained discover underneath rule 267 from varied members however the difficulty may be raised throughout the dialogue on Motion of Thanks to the President’s handle to the joint sitting of each House of Parliament.
The President, he stated, had referred to the farmers’ agitation in his handle made at first of the Budget session of Parliament final week.
While the Lok Sabha is scheduled to start out a dialogue on the movement on Tuesday, the Rajya Sabha will achieve this on Wednesday.
“As we are going to start a discussion on Motion of Thanks to President’s Address tomorrow, members can participate and raise their concerns,” he stated rejecting the 267 discover.
He stated a number of rounds of discussions have occurred between the federal government and the farmers” group.
“I understand the concern (of members) for the need to resolve the issue at the earliest date,” he stated.
Farmers have been tenting on Delhi’s border with Uttar Pradesh and Haryana for over two months now, protesting in opposition to three farm legal guidelines that they are saying would favour company entities and would deliver down the curtain on minimal assist value (MSP) based mostly procurement by the federal government.
The authorities has vehemently denied these allegations and acknowledged that MSP will proceed.
Naidu, nevertheless, allowed members who gave notices to make very transient mentions.
Leader of the Opposition and senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad stated the farmers have been tenting for greater than two months and the difficulty must be mentioned.
Sukhendu Sekhar Roy (TMC) stated the House will not be conscious of what’s going on between the federal government and farmers and the House ought to talk about the difficulty individually from the Motion of Thanks.
“We want a discussion on a specific issue,” he stated.
While CPI chief Elamaram Kareem stated water and electrical energy provide to the protest websites has been reduce, DMK’s Tiruchi Siva stated farmers have been sitting on roads for over two months within the bitter chilly and the difficulty must be mentioned individually.
Manoj Jha (RJD) stated Parliament ought to at the very least talk about the difficulty.
However, Naidu didn’t conform to their movement after which the members of Congress, Left, TMC, DMK and RJD staged a walkout.
“No one is stopping you from discussing the issue tomorrow. Tomorrow you will get an opportunity,” he stated.
Naidu stated 10 hours have been allotted for dialogue on Motion of Thanks to the President’s handle and an equal quantity given for dialogue on the Budget. “Please take the opportunity tomorrow,” he stated.
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