Parliament Budget Session 2023: Houses adjourned again, Opposition stages protest

New Delhi: Both the houses were adjourned on Tuesday again following the continuous disruption by the Oppoistion to discuss Adani issue in the Parliament.

Announcing the adjournment of the House, Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankar invited the leaders of all the political parties on the floor to meet him in his chamber at 11.30 AM.

Opposition Protest 

Meanwhile, the leaders of Opposition were seen staging protest at the first floor of the Parliament demanding

Delhi | Opposition MPs protest on the first floor of the Parliament and demand a JPC inquiry into the Adani Group issue.

— ANI (@ANI) March 21, 2023

The proceedings in the Parliament were continuously hampered by the Opposition’s sloganeering to take up the allegations at Business tycoon Gautam Adani levelled by the US-based Hindenberg report.

The Opposition has been raising demands to constitute a Joint Parliamentary Committee to have a discussion over the Adani issue. In this regard, 11 notices were sent to the Rajya Sabha speaker under Rule 267, which were turned down.

BJP Demands Public Apology From Rahul Gandhi 

Meanwhile, the Centre has been asking Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to apologise to all the Indians for “insulting” the nation on the foreign soil. Gandhi, during his visit to UK, had made several comments over the Indian democracy.

He said that Indian democracy is under attack and asked for the intervention from the governments of UK and US.

Top officials of the Congress have stated that Rahul Gandhi had said nothing such that would require an apology while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided not to let the matter go without having their demand fulfilled.

This caused a stalement in both the house, due to which no transaction of legislative business could take place.

List Of Businesses To Be Discussed 

The Rajya Sabha resumed at 11 in the morning to discuss businesses regarding the functioning of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Ministry of Textiles among other ministries.

Meanwhile, in the Lok Sabha, a discussion over the Jammu and Kashmir budget as well as the Union budget was due.

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