Guj Lokayukta issue rocks Parl for third day
Parliament was Monday rocked for the third consecutive day on the issue of "undemocratic" appointment of Lokayukta in Gujarat.
New Delhi: Parliament was Monday rocked for the
third consecutive day on the issue of "undemocratic" appointment of Lokayukta in Gujarat as BJP members, with support from Left parties, created pandemonium leading to
SP members were also agitated over the incident of firing
on lawyers allegedly by revenue officials in Uttar Pradesh and demanded that their adjournment notice on the issue be taken up immediately. They were opposed by BSP and some Congress members.
Both the Houses were first adjourned till noon and later
till 2:00 pm.
In the Rajya Sabha, Opposition parties closed ranks on the
controversial appointment of Gujarat Lokayukta by Governor
Kamala Beniwal, an issue being vehemently protested by BJP,
which is in power in the state.
Supported by other Opposition parties, the BJP forced
adjournment of the House, disallowing it to take up any
substantive business for the third day running.
As BJP members rushed into the well shouting slogans like
"Samvidhan ka ulanghan nahi chalega, nahi chalega (Violation
of Constitution will not be tolerated)," members from Shiv
Sena, JD-U, Left parties, AIADMK and TDP were on their feet in
support of BJP`s protest.