In the monsoon session of parliament, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge chaired a meeting to discuss the future course of action on the significant issues concerning the nation in both houses of parliament. Rahul Gandhi also attended the meeting.
During the meeting with the leaders of the opposition, Rahul Gandhi took a strong stance against rising inflation, Pegasus controversy, and the ongoing farmer’s issue. He said that they don’t want to compromise on these issues.
On the ongoing controversial issue of Pegasus Spyware leaders of opposition parties in the lower house decided to pressurize the Central government for a discussion in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha adjourned repeatedly multiple times due to sloganeering by Opposition MPs on the Pegasus spyware controversy and farm bills. Nishikant Dubey, BJP MP moved a privilege motion against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor to oust him as IT Panel Chief.
On Wednesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi at the PM’s office in Parliament.
According to sources, it is informed that opposition parties would give adjournment notice on the Pegasus scandal in the lower house of parliament.
The Central government seeks a six-month extension to frame rules for the much debates Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). On Tuesday Union Home Ministry sought time till January 9 next year.
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 has to come into force with effect from 10 January last year. The Committees on Subordinate Legislation, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, have been requested to grant a further extension to frame the rules.
Gaurav Gogoi, Congress leader from Assam asked the government whether the central government was aware that it had missed the deadline for framing of rules for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA).
The Prime Minister blamed the opposition parties for the continuous disruption in the parliament.