New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked BJP MPs to “expose” the Congress before the people for disrupting the monsoon session of parliament and not wanting to let it function. The Opposition members have been sloganeering on various issues, including the Pegasus snooping allegations and the new farm laws.
Modi came out strongly against the Congress at the Parliamentary party meeting accusing the party for creating a deadlock in the Parliament..
The PM pointed out at the Opposition’s attempts in stalling the business during the current monsoon session and its irresponsible behaviour.
The reaction of the PM comes amid the disruption faced by both Houses of Parliament being adjourned multiple times due to ruckus created by Opposition parties on a regular.
Monsoon session of Parliament has commenced from July 19 and will conclude on August 13. The disgruntled members forced the Chair to allow the Leader of Opposition to speak causing uproar. It led to almost five adjournments of the session.
In the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, PM Narendra Modi asked the ministers and MPs to have good relationship with Opposition MPs, according to news agency ANI.
The BJP Parliamentary party is being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP chief JP Nadda, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and other leaders. The BJP had also held a parliamentary party meeting on July 20 before the commencement of proceedings on the second day of the monsoon session.
Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu noted that members were not given the opportunity to issues raise issues of public importance because of such ruckus.
Amid the clamour, Naidu stated he didn’t allow notices under Rule 267 by opposition leaders including from Mallikarjun Kharge and K C Venugopal (both Congress), Tiruchi Siva (DMK), TMC’s Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, Elamaram Kareen (CPI) and others. These issues were not allowed to be raised because they are being discussed in the normal course of time.Live TV.
Meanwhile, Modi also asked BJP MPs on Tuesday to mark 75 years of independence by organising programmes in every village of their constituencies, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said.
Addressing the BJP parliamentary party meeting, Modi said the 75th anniversary celebrations of independence should not merely be a government programme, but it should be a people’s movement with people’s participation, Meghwal told reporters after the meeting.
He asked the BJP MPs to form a team of two party workers in each Assembly segment, which will organise the programmes and seek suggestions and ideas from people on how they envisage India in 2047, when the country will complete 100 years of independence.
The prime minister told the MPs that these teams of two BJP workers will visit 75 villages in each Assembly constituency and spend 75 hours in each constituency, Meghwal said.
The 75 years of independence can also be celebrated by organising local sports events and cleanliness drives, Modi said.
He also emphasised on the digital literacy of people in rural India so that they can avail maximum benefits of the government welfare schemes, the minister said.
(With additional information from PTI)