Ruckus in Rajya Sabha as Govt, Opposition spar over farm Bills


Ravi S Singh

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, September 20

The Rajya Sabha on Sunday broke into pandemonium on the time of course of for voting on the farm Bills following reply by Agriculture Minister Tomar.

The Opposition members walked into the Well and likewise tried to make use of power to tamper with the general public handle system on the Chair’s Desk.

TMC, different Opposition members climb Chairman’s podium after their demand for voting on the movement to ship farm payments to pick panel was not thought of.


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The protest erupted on the extension of the House past the scheduled time right this moment for the passage of the Bills. Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad mentioned the extension ought to have been via consensus and never the variety of the ruling occasion.

He urged to hold on the proceedings for passage of the Bills tomorrow, which was not accepted by the Chair.

Deputy Chairman Harivansh was presiding over the proceedings when the protest erupted.

The lay of the Rajya Sabha urged that the federal government had the numbers to get the Bills handed.

Meanwhile, the House was adjourned amidst the logjam.

Before the protest, motions from the Opposition benches to ship the payments to House’s Select Committee have been negated by a voice vote.

The House was resumed after a short interval of adjournment.

Opposition members proceed with their protest within the Well amidst the Chair proceed the proceedings to cross the Bills with the amendments transfer in opposition to them getting defeated one after one other.



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