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    NDA lawmakers demand suspension of Congress MPs in Rajya Sabha

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    30 NDA lawmakers wrote to Hamid Ansari demanding action against those members who are forcing adjournments on the Lalit Modi and Vyapam controversies.

    30 NDA lawmakers wrote to Hamid Ansari demanding action against those members who are forcing adjournments on the Lalit Modi and Vyapam controversies. 
    NEW DELHI: Amid a growing perception that the suspension of Congress MPs has gone against the Modi government and resulted in uniting the Opposition, 30 NDA lawmakers from the Rajya Sabha wrote to Vice-President Hamid Ansari demanding action against those members who are forcing adjournments on the Lalit Modi and Vyapam controversies.

    The memorandum, signed by 30 MPs belonging to BJP and its allies, requests the Chairman of Rajya Sabha to take cognizance of their plea and states that Congress members are disrupting the House for over two weeks despite several appeals from the Chair. “Sir, you will appreciate that all members are equal and our rights as members are infringed upon by such disruptions. We want to raise many important issues of public interest on the floor of the House. But disruption and subsequent adjournment is depriving us of this opportunity. We request you to take action as per rules against such members who are disrupting the House proceedings. We are sure you will take necessary steps,” the letter states.

    Chandan Mitra, Bimla Kashyap, Chunnibhai Gohel, RN Dudy, VPS Bhadnore, Dilipbhai Pandya and Ajay Sancheti are some of the signatories.

    Meanwhile, efforts are on from the Union ministers to get Opposition support for running Parliament from August 10 (Monday) onwards so that some important legislations can be passed. While the GST bill may have to be put off till the winter session of Parliament, the government is still hopeful of passing the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2015, which is now virtually identical to the 2013 Act as the government has accepted most of the suggestions from the Congress and other parties.
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    Dr. MANAS DAS1907 days ago
    The demand is absolutely justified. Appropriate action by the RS Chairman is overdue as the RS has been disrupted for two weeks without transacting any business. The dirty trick of Congress is to divert peoples'attention from the monumental corruption it committed partnering CPI(M), during last two decades in 2G, Coalgate, appointments in higher education, spoiling IIT JEEs, CAT
    and all other admission procedures including civil services examinations. Having almost ruined the country, SG and RG along with the beneficiaries of Congress corruption are trying to sweep
    their corruption under the carpet. But people will teach Congress another lesson by reducing the figure of 44 to ZERO in next election. People will not vote the corrupt, dishonest disruptionist Congress.
    Communal Award1907 days ago
    Modi is just promoting Brahmin/Bania hegemony in India; He never had any plans for development/prosperity of India;
    Ashwin S1907 days ago
    Not only RS, we need a CONgress mukt India
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