New Delhi, September 22
The sit-in protest by eight suspended MPs on Parliament premises continued for the second day on Tuesday, with Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh providing them tea within the morning.
The suspended parliamentarians spent the evening within the lawns close to Mahatma Gandhi’s statue. AAP’s Sanjay Singh posted an image on Twitter from the protest web site within the morning saying the “whole night was spent under the open sky in front of Bapu’s statue”.
The RS deputy chairman, the leaders mentioned, arrived early within the morning with a posse of stories cameras and was informed by a senior MP to go to them with out the cameras and sit with them.
“Another senior MP also told him that while bringing tea was a nice gesture, he was still in the wrong in what he did. He was told that he was the one who broke the rules,” a protesting MP informed PTI.
The protesting MPs didn’t settle for the tea and snacks supplied by the deputy chairman.
Harivansh Singh has been within the thick of issues because the suspension drama unfolded. The eight MPs had been suspended for the remaining half of the present session over their “misbehaviour” with the deputy chairman through the passage of the farm Bills on Sunday.
Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu mentioned Deputy Chairman Harivansh, an MP from Bihar, was bodily threatened by opposition MPs on Sunday.
Naidu additionally rejected a discover for a no-confidence movement towards the deputy chairman because it was not in correct format and a 14-day discover interval was not given.
Opposition events hit out on the authorities over the suspension of the Rajya Sabha MPs, with the Congress terming it “undemocratic” and “one-sided”.
The suspended MPs have vowed to proceed their protest and are even prone to demand that they be allowed to attend the session.
Four of the eight suspended Upper House members had moved resolutions opposing some key Bills that seem within the Rajya Sabha List of Business introduced for Tuesday. The 4 MPs are Derek O’Brien, Rajeev Satav, Elamaram Kareem and KK Ragesh.
Since they’re suspended, their names do not determine within the checklist.
The Monsoon Session is scheduled to finish on October 1. However, the session is prone to be curtailed with a number of MPs testing optimistic for COVID-19. PTI