Second Part of Budget Session to Resume Today: Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar in a meeting held on Sunday (March 12) on the eve of the beginning of the second phase of the budget session Seeks views of leaders of various political parties on ways to prevent disruption. Opposition members raised the issue of alleged misuse of central agencies against non-BJP governments and the move to appoint Dhankhar’s personal staff to parliamentary committees. Let us tell you that the second phase of the budget session is starting from Monday (March 13) and will continue till April 6.
Sources said that during the conversation with the leaders of the House, Vice President Dhankhar mainly raised the issue whether disruptions can be allowed and whether members can speak in the House in the name of freedom of expression under Article 105 of the Constitution. Can contain unconfirmed information. The article deals with freedom of speech in Parliament with certain conditions.
The first phase of the budget session was stormy
The Adani-Hindenburg issue dominated the first phase of the budget session of Parliament and the opposition disrupted proceedings demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee inquiry. Dhankhar was criticized by opposition parties over his decision to delete parts of Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge’s speech from the official record in the Rajya Sabha.
The Vice President had said at an event in Bengaluru earlier this month, “I cannot allow the Rajya Sabha to become an arena for unverified information or allegations against anyone. Make a statement, you are entitled to do so, but prove it, be responsible for it.”
These leaders attended the meeting
Vice President said this on the issue of appointment of private personnel
Many leaders of the House raised the issue of appointment of Dhankhar’s personal personnel in parliamentary committees. The Vice President responded by saying that the sole objective behind the move was to make maximum use of the human resources and productivity of the committees. The staff were not participating members of the committee and are only there to assist, facilitate and facilitate the availability of research materials.
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