For the second consecutive day, both houses of parliament did not function on Tuesday, with relentless opposition from opposition members following a demand for a debate on the continued rise in fuel prices.
As per the pre-COVID time and seating arrangement in the two Houses of Parliament, members were dispersed instead of sitting in their respective chambers on Tuesday before the Rajya Sabha adjourned the House at 2.10 pm on Tuesday. Was. Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers.
Here are the latest updates:
2.10 pm Rajya Sabha
The Rajya Sabha takes up the Arbitration and Consolidation (Amendment) Bill, 2021. The Speaker calls Congress member Vivek Tankha to speak. “How can I speak with the Leader of the Opposition? Mr. Tankha urged the Speaker to first listen to Mr. Kharge.
Mr. Kharge continues to press to discuss fuel price increases. He demands them to be returned at 2014 rates.
The chairman calls Manoj Jha. Pro. Jha says that the house is not in order.
A member of the BJP gets up to speak. The opposition started raising slogans.
Anand Sharma says, “It is an unfortunate thing that the norms of this Parliament have been violated again and again. When the opposition is raising an issue, the government should start a new business without settling the question raised by the opposition.” Shouldn't try. “
House adjourned for the day.
2.00 pm Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day
After the Lok Sabha resumed at 2 pm, Rajendra Aggarwal was the Speaker. He proceeds with zero time. However, opposition members insist on discussing fuel price increases.
The House is adjourned for the day.
2.00 pm Rajya Sabha
The Rajya Sabha started for the third time since morning. So far, protests by the opposition seeking a debate on fuel price increases have forced two adjournments.
Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge once again discussed the increase in LPG prices. Deputy Speaker Harivansh says that he cannot go against the direction of the Speaker.
12.15 in the afternoon | Rajya Sabha
Deputy Speaker of Rajya Sabha Harivansh adjourned the house till 2 pm
12 noon Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm
Lok Sabha resumed
Opposition members kept shouting slogans.
Meenakshi Lekhi, in the Chair, rejects the adjournment motion on various issues.
House adjourned till 2 pm
12.00 noon Rajya Sabha
Question hour continues amid sloganeering
Rajya Sabha proceedings resumed
The question hour continues amid protests.
11.15 am | Rajya Sabha
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon
DMK MP Tiruchi Siva raises an issue of the order: “We agree that important issues are being discussed, but fuel price hikes are disturbing to everyone. There cannot be further discussion.”
Bhupendra Yadav counts the logic of Shiva. “The Speaker has already given a decision in this regard and it cannot be re-issued. The Opposition should let the House run.”
Deputy Speaker Harivansh appealed to Leader of the Opposition and Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge to bring the House.
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon
11.10 in the morning | Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon
Question 201 on the criteria for procurement of food grains is in progress. The opposition is still raising slogans. Manish Tiwari answers a question from Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
The opposition kept shouting “We want justice”.
Question 202, Plans to increase fisheries production are now being worked out.
Giriraj Singh, minister, animal husbandry, dairy and fisheries, began to respond.
House adjourned till 12 noon
11.05 am | Rajya Sabha
Deputy Speaker Harivansh says, “Members will be seated in the Rajya Sabha chamber and galleries. There are 142 seats available in the chamber and the remaining members will sit in the galleries. Some members sitting in the galleries will not have access to the sound console.”
They say that this is a temporary arrangement for the remainder of the budget session.
Mr. Harivansh rejects the postponement notice given by opposition parties, including Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge.
He appealed to the opposition to continue with Zero Hour. But the opposition has already started raising slogans.
At 11 am
Proceedings begin in both houses
Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha proceedings begin. This is the first time in a year that Parliament meetings have resumed at pre-Kovid times.
In Rajya Sabha, papers of various committees are laid before the House.
In the Lok Sabha, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary claims “digital discrimination” and asks that the camera focus on everyone in the House and does not “black out” the voice of the opposition. As a member the House causes chaos, “What do you want to show the country? Interruption?” Amid sloganeering by opposition parties, the Lok Sabha Speaker asked the House to continue the Question Hour.
Bill to consider and pass:
The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021
National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2019
Bill to consider and pass
The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second (Amendment) Bill, 2021
The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021