The Congress was constantly attacking the government outside the House regarding inflation, GST, but today MPs go out during the discussion. First the allegation that the government is not agreeing to the discussion and when the discussion is taking place, then what questions will not arise on such a move. That too when the cost of running the House exceeds Rs 1.5 crore per hour and over Rs 100 crore has been wasted so far in the monsoon session.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s talk and then this decision
Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Monday that all of us come here to discuss the common people of the country. We are here to draw the attention of the government towards the issues of the people. We are doing whatever efforts should be made to redress the sufferings of the common people. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said these things in the morning and Congress MPs walk out of the Lok Sabha in the middle of the evening discussion. Whether it is the ruling party or the opposition, it is repeatedly said of the common public, but will no one think about how the money of the same common public is being wasted due to non-functioning of the House.
Crores wasted, will it not be considered
Monsoon session started from 18th July and the whole month of July passed but the proceedings of both the houses could not go on smoothly even for a single day. Due to the uproar in the two weeks of July, the proceedings of both the houses had to be adjourned several times. The work of 60-60 hours was to be done in the month of July including both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. A total of 120 hours but in these two weeks the work was done a little more than 15 hours in the Lok Sabha and a little more than 11 hours in the Rajya Sabha. According to a report of the Lok Sabha Secretariat, an hourly expenditure of Rs 1 crore 60 lakh is spent on running the House. According to this report, the expenditure of a day comes to about ten crore rupees and if seen by the minute, more than 2.5 lakh.
Accordingly, in the two weeks of the month of July, 100 crore rupees were spent on the proceedings of ten days. In the monsoon session, the Lok Sabha worked for only 15.7 hours. It was told by the Rajya Sabha Secretariat that in the 10 sittings held so far, the work of the Rajya Sabha was 11 hours and eight minutes, while the work of 51 hours and 35 minutes was scheduled. This means 40 hours and 45 minutes were wasted in the commotion and disruption. So far, not a single bill has been passed in this session.
‘Discussed and ran away when the turn came’
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had just started answering the discussion that Congress members walked out of the Lok Sabha. On his exit, Nirmala Sitharaman targeted the Congress and said that I feel sad that these same people were shouting outside that the government is running away from the discussion on inflation. When discussions are taking place, Congress is not ready to listen to the answer. They do not have the ability to hear the answer. When discussion was made on their behalf, it was said from the Parliamentary Affairs Minister that when I (Nirmala Sitharaman) come after recovering from Covid, there will be a discussion. Congress ran away when I came and discussions are taking place. He also attacked the leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and said that even Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who wished me a speedy recovery, was not ready to listen to the answer. This shows the dual character of Congress.
From the words of the Finance Minister, it seemed that there was no problem – Congress
The Congress on Monday took a jibe at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after she replied to the discussion in the Lok Sabha on the issue of inflation, saying that from Sitharaman’s talk, it seemed that there was no problem in the country. Party general secretary Jairam Ramesh claimed that people across the country would disagree with the finance minister. He tweeted and wrote that after two weeks of stubbornness and stubbornness, today the Modi government has agreed to discuss inflation in the Lok Sabha due to constant pressure from the opposition. As expected, the Finance Minister’s reply seemed as if there was no problem. People across the country will disagree with the Finance Minister. Discussion in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
Congress MPs walkout and questions
The issue of inflation is such which is directly related to the common man. This is known to both the ruling party and the opposition. Recently, the issue of increasing GST on many essential goods is being raised by other opposition parties including Congress. The Congress, which was leading the opposition parties on this issue, today walked out of the house without hearing the Finance Minister’s reply. So what questions would not arise on him? Congress was attacking the government by making it an issue, its side will not be weakened if it goes out. Till now, questions were being asked to the government for not discussing inflation from its side, but will there not be a question from the ruling party now?
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