New Delhi: Both houses of Parliament were adjourned for the second day today as ruling and opposition MPs clashed over Rahul Gandhi’s London speech.
The second phase of the budget session began yesterday in Parliament. The ruling party MPs demanded that Rahul Gandhi apologize in Parliament over his London speech. Opposition MPs objected to this. Due to this there was chaos in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha yesterday. Due to this, both houses were adjourned for the whole day yesterday.
In this case, both the houses met this morning for the second day. Lok Sabha started with Question Time. As soon as they started their activities, the opposition parties got involved in the Adani issue. Thus, Speaker Om Birla asked the members to protect the dignity of the House and cooperate in its conduct. Speaker Om Birla adjourned the Lok Sabha till 2 pm as opposition parties continued to protest. Then the Lok Sabha reconvened at two o’clock. At that time, the ruling party demanded that Rahul Gandhi apologize in Parliament for his London speech. Following this, the Speaker informed that the Lok Sabha will be adjourned for the whole day.
As the proceedings began this morning in the Rajya Sabha, the Oscar winning film crew was congratulated and congratulated. After that, when the proceedings started, the opposition raised slogans regarding the Adani issue. Due to this commotion, the Rajya Sabha Speaker adjourned the House till noon. Later, when they reconvened at 2 o’clock, Union Minister Piyush Goyal insisted that Rahul Gandhi apologize in Parliament over the London speech. Opposition members demanded an inquiry into the Adani case. Due to this crisis, states were also adjourned for the whole day.
Earlier, Speaker Piyush Goyal, speaking in Rajya Sabha today, said, “We had raised an important issue yesterday. It is the manner in which India and its institutions, including Parliament, have been insulted. Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha are the constituent parts of Parliament. They are insulted. For the first time I feel Parliament has been completely insulted. The Constitution says that we must all condemn such a trend. That person must apologise,” Rahul said without naming Gandhi.
Meanwhile, Congress MP Shaktisingh Gokli had filed a special infringement notice against Piyush Goyal. In it, he had said that he had violated the rules of the House by making baseless allegations against another member of the House.