March 26, 2021

Rajya sabha passes GNCTD invoice LG Delhi govt powers opposition walkout parliament

Rajya sabha passes GNCTD bill, LG Delhi govt powers, opposition walkout parliament
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Rajya Sabha passes invoice giving extra powers to LG; Opposition phases walkout

Rajya Sabha on Wednesday handed the Authorities of Nationwide Capital Territory of Delhi (Modification) Invoice, 2021, amid scenes of opposition members strolling out in protest. The invoice, which was handed in Lok Sabha on Monday, seeks to make it clear that the “authorities” in Delhi means the “Lieutenant Governor”. The invoice additionally makes it obligatory for the Aam Aadmi Occasion-led Delhi authorities to take the opinion of the L-G earlier than any govt motion.

Calling it a ‘unhappy day for Indian democracy’, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated that his authorities will proceed doing work. He stated the work will neither cease nor decelerate.

Chief of Opposition and Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge opposed the GNCTD (Modification) Invoice, saying the proposed laws was unconstitutional and demanded that or not it’s referred to a choose committee for scrutiny.

Opposing the invoice, AAP MP Sanjay Singh stated the BJP authorities on the Centre has introduced the invoice because the celebration had misplaced the Delhi meeting elections twice. He stated that by opposing the invoice he was in search of “justice” for the 2 crore individuals of Delhi.

Later, opposition members trooped into the nicely and began elevating slogans towards the federal government. Because the protesting members reached the nicely and Home marshals arrived, Kharge warned that what occurred within the Bihar meeting on Tuesday shouldn’t be repeated.

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