Opposition Protest Parliament: Due to uproar in Parliament on Friday, the session has been adjourned till Monday. Meanwhile, high-level drama was witnessed inside Parliament, where opposition MPs’ mikes were switched off, and the session was adjourned within 15 minutes of the commencement of proceedings. Now the opposition MPs are protesting with tambourines, placards and applause near the Gandhi statue.
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Parliament Session: The second phase of the Parliament budget session has been marred by uproar. High-level drama was witnessed inside Parliament on Friday, where opposition MPs’ mikes were allegedly switched off, and proceedings were adjourned till Monday within 15 minutes without any discussion. The opposition demanded a discussion on the Adani issue and an uproar has started over alleged opposition MPs not being allowed to speak. Meanwhile, there was a need to mute the broadcast of Parliament TV as well. Now the leaders of all the opposition parties have sat on a dharna in front of the Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises.
Those protesting include former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party president Mallikarjun Kharge and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, including all opposition MPs. An MP standing next to Rahul Gandhi can be seen holding a placard reading ‘We Demand JPC ON Adani Scam’. Opposition MPs are shouting slogans, playing tambourines and clapping too.
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Women MPs also participated in the protest.
Women MPs can also be seen in the opposition’s performance, who are registering their protest by clapping and sitting on the ground. Placards of ‘Save SBI’ can also be seen in the hands of some MPs, which have given billions of rupees to the Adani group. At the same time, a placard written ‘Stop Shielding Modani, Investigate Adani’ can be seen in the hands of many MPs.
As Opposition MPs protest near Gandhi statue in Parliament House, Congress President Mr Mallikarjun @kharge tweets :
Simple Hai Modiji, We want JPC
— Supriya Bhardwaj (@Supriya23bh) March 17, 2023
56 inch chest shrunk – Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary
Meanwhile, in a conversation with TV9, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, said that ‘Modi got scared, his 56-inch chest has shrunk.’ The Congress leader raised the question, ‘What is the relationship between Modi and Adani? What’s inside? Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary further said that ‘Rahul does not allow Gandhi to speak, and they (BJP MPs) are trying to call Rahul a traitor, but the country knows history. Accept the demand of JPC.
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