The unprecedented “drama” by the opposition in Rajya Sabha right now throughout the passage of the farm payments was an “attempt to confuse farmers”, Union minister Rajnath Singh has stated. “I’m also farmer, never believe government will hurt farmers,” he added, showing earlier than the media within the night, hours after the 2 controversial, big-ticket payments have been handed amid unprecedented uproar by the opposition.
The opposition has alleged that the federal government lacked numbers within the Rajya Sabha and the breaking of guidelines helped them. More than 45 opposition MPs have additionally filed a no-confidence movement towards Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh.
“Let’s assume what they are saying is correct, that they weren’t heard, but even then is it okay to behave in a violent manner or to climb the chair or break the mic?” Rajnath Singh stated. “Their behaviour towards the Deputy Chairman has hurt the dignity of the Parliament and is a reflection on themselves,” the minister added.
The opposition MPs, who rushed into the Well of the House after their demand for a Division of House was negated, had tried to tear up the rule ebook to underscore their level and draw back the microphone.
In their letter to the Rajya Sabha Secretary General, they stated the Deputy Chairman “attempted to have the bills passed in haste and without application of mind, circumvented all demands for proper voting by Division and violated all Covid-10 norms”.