Budget Session Day 2: Maya-Smriti crossfire in House, Rajya Sabha adjourned yet again

first_imgEven before the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) row could hit the parliament on Day 2 of the Budget Session, BSP supremo Mayawati cornered the government over the issue of death of Hyderabad student Rohith Vemula in Rajya Sabha.As soon as the parliament convened, Mayawati raised the issue of Rohith Vemula’s suicide in the Upper House. The BSP MPs stormed into the Well of the House and raised anti-BJP and anti-RSS slogans. Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi proposed a discussion on the issue but that could hardly pacify the agitating members.Deputy chairman PJ Kurien adjourned the house first for 10 minutes and now the House has been adjourned for the sixth time till 3.30 pm.  Here are the latest updates:Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow.Anurag Thakur to Congress: Are you with Parliament, Democracy or Afzal Guru.Anurag Thakur in Lok Sabha: Nation first, party next, family last is our slogan whereas for Rahul Gandhi it is family first, party next and nation last.Rajya Sabha adjourned again till 3.30 pm.We have been witnessing an atmosphere of intolerance in the nation, says Congress’ Jyotiraditya Scindia.Are we signalling to nation that a judge’s capacity to deliver justice will depend on his caste, asks HRD minister Smriti Irani.It would be good if government agrees to debate Rohith Vemula and JNU issue separately, says Ghulam Nabi Azad.We want Rohith Vemula and JNU issue to be discussed separately, only then we will stop our protest, says Mayawati.Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm after uproar over Rohith Vemula issue.Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi says government won’t allow him to speak on Rohith Vemula suicide.Rajya Sabha adjourned briefly after BSP MPs create uproar over suicide by Hyderabad university student Rohith Vemula.Have a discussion right away sir! Who uses a child as a political tool?, asked Smriti Irani in Rajya Sabha on Rohith Vemula death.We will not respond to things in bits and pieces, there will be a proper discussion, MA Naqvi responds to BSP supremo Mayawati.Mayawati wants answer to whether the government will include a Dalit person in enquiry committee in Rohith Vemula case, says CPI(M) Sitaram Yechury in Rajya Sabha.Many notices have come in on JNU row and other issues, will have a combined discussion on all issues today, says Lok Sabha Speaker.Uproar in Rajya Sabha as BSP supremo Mayawati raises issue of Dalit students, says “Dalit students are targeted”.Left MPs protest at the Parliament over Jawaharlal University (JNU) row.The Modi government faces a stormy Budget Session, with Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) standoff expected to dominate discussions in both the houses of Parliament today.Meanwhile, PM Narendra Modi will meet with minister core group at Parliament House. They will discuss strategy to counter opposition attacks on JNU issue.ALSO READ | Hope Budget Session is fruitful; constructive criticism of govt is welcome: PM Modiadvertisementlast_img

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