Parliament live updates: BJP issues whip to Lok Sabha MPs to be present on Wednesday
Eight bills were on Monday introduced in the Lok Sabha including The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019, National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
A day after the heightened tensions over Karnataka political crisis reverberated in Lok Sabha, uproar in the House was heard again on Tuesday. Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and K Suresh had given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the political situation in Karnataka.
Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party held its Parliamentary Party meeting at the Parliament Library Building. The meeting is held every Tuesday when the session is underway. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP working president JP Nadda were among those present for the meeting.
Eight bills were on Monday introduced in the Lok Sabha including The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2019, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019, National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Consumer Protection Bill, 2019, Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019, Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019 were also introduced in the House.
Here are the updates from Parliament on Tuesday:
BJP has issued a three-line whip to its Lok Sabha MPs asking them to be present in the House on Wednesday.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha: Whatever is happening in Karnataka is Congress's personal business. They are not able to maintain order in their home and are now disturbing the functioning of Lok Sabha.
Congress party has proposed the name of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury for the post of Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
In Lok Sabha, the issue of mob lynching was brought up by BSP MP Kunwar Danish Ali. "Is the government planning to bring a law in this regard," he asked.
The political tensions in Karnataka on Tuesday echoed in Parliament again. Due to the uproar in the House, Rajya Sabha been adjourned till 2 PM.
"I am nowhere related to the current political developments. I am acting as per the Constitution. Till now, no MLA has has sought an appointment with me. If anyone wants to meet me, I will be available in my office," Karnataka Assembly Speaker, KR Ramesh Kumar to ANI.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai will make a statement in Lok Sabha regarding the status of implementation of the further recommendations/ observations proposed by the Standing Committee on Home Affairs in respect of the Paras categorized in Chapters III and IV of the 216th Report of the Committee on the 'The Cyclone Ockhi - its impact on Fishermen and Damage caused by it' pertaining to the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Congress MP BK Hariprasad has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 on the current political situation in Karnataka.
BJP Parliamentary Party meeting underway in Delhi. The meeting is held every Tuesday when the session is underway. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP working president JP Nadda were among those present for the meeting.
BJP Parliamentary Party meeting underway in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/4srTvXbmMD
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Home Minister Amit Shah will move for election to the committee on official language. It reads: “That in pursuance of sub-section 2 of Section 4 of the Official Languages Act, 1963, the members of this House do proceed to elect, in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote, twenty members from amongst themselves to be members of the Committee on Official Language to review the progress made in the use of Hindi for the official purposes of the Union and submit a report to the President making recommendations thereon in accordance with sub-section (3) of Section 4 of the said Act.”