Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 21
The authorities in the present day accused Opposition leaders of irresponsible conduct within the Rajya Sabha in the course of the passage of the farm Bills and mentioned they violated guidelines by not vacating the House regardless of being suspended.
It launched a blistering assault on the Opposition by way of Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.
Leaders of the Congress and the RJD have been seen encouraging undemocratic acts. Their solely agenda was to dam the passage of farm Bills. Had the marshals not acted in time, the Deputy Chairman might have been really injured by Opposition members — Ravi S Prasad, Law Minister
Prasad mentioned ground leaders of Opposition events inspired “irresponsible” and “condemnable” acts within the House. “Congress and RJD leaders were seen encouraging undemocratic acts,” he mentioned. “Their only agenda was to block the passage of farm Bills,” he mentioned.
Had the marshals not acted in time, the Deputy Chairman might have been really injured by Opposition members, he mentioned.
The Opposition leaders usually speak of democracy and parliamentary etiquettes, however wouldn’t abide by them. It is case of “tyranny of the minority”, he mentioned.
Yesterday, they misbehaved with the Deputy Chairman and in the present day they disobeyed Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu, who can also be Vice-President of the nation, he added.
Signalling authorities’s uncompromising posture towards the suspended members, the minister cited guidelines to say there could possibly be no dialogue or modification to the movement adopted towards them.
Meanwhile, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee dialled up the suspended members on the dharna web site within the night and expressed solidarity with them.