Parliament Monsoon Session 2023: On Monday (July 31), on the eighth day of the Monsoon session of Parliament, the proceedings of both the Houses were adjourned for the day after noon due to uproar again on the issue of Manipur. Now the proceedings will start on Tuesday (August 1). The government alleged that the opposition was running away from the discussion on the issue of Manipur. At the same time, the opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi of disrespecting Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and said that he should come to Parliament for a comprehensive discussion on the issue of Manipur violence without any time limit. 10 big things related to the whole event-
1. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on the uproar in Parliament that the opposition does not want to participate in the discussion on the Manipur issue. Today, when this issue was raised in the Parliament, the opposition ran away from the discussion. Saddened by the behavior of the opposition. Manipur is just a political issue for them (Opposition). Today it has been proved that he was only shedding crocodile tears on the Manipur issue. If they really cared, they would have discussed it.
2. Union Minister and Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal said, “We want a discussion to take place on this, but you have seen the attitude of the opposition, once again this whole discussion should not happen.” Want to give, there is some thing that they are running away, hiding from the discussion.”
3. Congress Rajya Sabha MP Randeep Surjewala alleged that the Modi government suffers from political dishonesty. Attacking the central government fiercely, he said that 68 members of INDIA (opposition alliance) gave a notice in writing under Rule 267 that all work should be suspended and discussed. Surjewala said that BJP MLAs themselves believe that state-sponsored violence is taking place there under the patronage of the Chief Minister. And after falling, she is running away from the discussion. They want that there should be less than half an hour of noisy discussion and in that too the people of the opposition should not speak.
4. Earlier in the Rajya Sabha, Deputy Leader of Congress Pramod Tiwari said that a comprehensive and detailed discussion on Manipur should be a priority. He said that under Article 75 of the Constitution, the Prime Minister is answerable to both the Houses of the Parliament, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, he should come inside the Parliament and speak on the issue of Manipur. He said that till when will the PM stop insulting Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, this insult is not of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, but of 130 crore people of India. He said that remember that Mahabharata happened for one Draupadi, but here many Draupadi’s are ashamed. In the Manipur case, the wife of a Kargil soldier is a matter of shame.
5. TMC MP Derek O’Brien said that the Prime Minister has not come to Parliament even for 20 seconds in the eight days of the monsoon session. He said that we want to discuss Manipur under the emergency rule and not under the ‘toast and butter’ rule of 176. There is no point in discussing for one and a half hours or two hours. This is ‘toast and butter’ rule, we want full meal discussion on Manipur.”
6. The Opposition in the Rajya Sabha kept demanding a discussion under Rule 267, which allows suspension of all other business in the House. At the same time, Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar said that the government is ready for a short discussion under Rule 176, but the opposition MPs did not budge from their demand. Meanwhile, the House had to be adjourned repeatedly.
7. The Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2023 to amend the Cinematograph Act, 1952 was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday (July 31) amid uproar over the Manipur issue. Earlier it could be passed in the Rajya Sabha. Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur introduced this bill.
8. On Friday (July 28), Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal had said that a bill to replace the Delhi Ordinance could be introduced in Parliament next week. The name of this bill related to transfer and posting of officers in Delhi is ‘Government of the Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2023’. It was expected that the Delhi Services Bill would be presented in Parliament on Monday but it did not happen.
9. Union Minister Anurag Thakur told the media, “If you remember 2018, even then the opposition, despite knowing that the BJP-NDA has an absolute majority, even after that no-confidence motion had brought The speaker should discuss the no-confidence motion whenever he wants, the government is ready for discussion and the country should also see the real face of the opposition.”
10. Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary told the media, “All ruling party MPs led by the Prime Minister should go there (Manipur) to take stock of the situation. We are also ready to discuss Bihar and West Bengal. The government should discuss the no-confidence motion as soon as possible. We have no problem discussing other issues but he should first discuss the no-confidence motion."text-align: justify;">Also read- SC can monitor CBI investigation in Manipur case, asked many questions to the government, said- ‘Violence should be against anyone, we…’