Deliberations in both chambers were adjourned on Tuesday amid opposition uproar demanding a discussion of rising prices and inflation. At the Rajya Sabha, MPs gathered at the well and held up signs to press their demands.
Meanwhile, amid repeated adjournments in parliament, Congressman Manish Tewari on Sunday said parliamentarians should seriously consider whether disruption is a “legitimate tactic”, saying it should only be used in a “extreme situation” and not become the norm. He said, however, that it is the government’s job to run the House and that blaming Congress for the frequent adjournments is both “unfortunate and opportunistic” because the BJP and its allies had stalled parliament during their tenure. opposition. in 2004-14.
On the same day, President-elect Draupadi Murmu was sworn in as the 15th President of India by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana at the historic Central Hall of Parliament. Earlier this morning, Murmu paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi, father of the nation, at the Raj Ghat.
Meanwhile, the BJP slammed Rahul Gandhi saying the Congress leader may have been “politically unproductive” but he shouldn’t try to curb the productivity of the legislature. Attacking Gandhi, Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani claimed that his political life had been strewn with disrespect for parliamentary procedures and traditions. He is now determined to drive down Lok Sabha’s productivity, she told reporters.