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During the Question Hour, BJP member Guman Singh Damor asked about restoration of old temples in Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh. After the minister's response, Birla said the quality of questions should be improved and mentioned that if a member wants a tap in a local temple, it cannot be done by the central government.
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Speaker Om Birla indicates Pragya Thakur to be called to Lok Sabha
Without naming Thakur, the Speaker said he would "ask the respected member to come to the House at noon after Question Hour". Birla made these observations after the Congress once again raked up the issue of the controversial remarks on Godse. As soon as the House met for the day, Congress leader in the House Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said opposition members have raised the issue.
Maharashtra: NCP to get deputy CM post; Speaker to be from Congress
He however added that the state would have only one Deputy Chief Minister and that would be from the NCP. The Congress had been insistent on the issue of the Speaker's post that it was willing to forego the Deputy Chief Minister being offered to it. The Congress and NCP were both claiming the Speaker’s post with the Sena weighing on the NCP side.
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