Draconian legal guidelines, earlier by Congress and now by BJP, have been used towards Muslims, Dalits, Asaduddin Owaisi tells LS
Parliament LATEST updates: AIMIM’s Telangana MP Asaduddin Owaisi in Lok Sabha opposed The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019. Owaisi mentioned, “By bringing such a bill, it will mean we are disrespecting freedom fighters, as it violates of Article 21 merely on the basis of the feeling of the government or suspect. This is social ostracisation. The bill lacks judicial review and I want to know where is parliamentary sovereignty going?” He questions Home Minister Amit Shah. “What about zero tolerance miscarriage of justice as officials don’t get suspended. I blame Congress for this, they are are the culprits for bringing in this law. It allows for the seizure of property and where is judicial scrutiny? I believe IPC is good enough. Draconian laws, earlier by Congress and now by BJP, have been used against Muslims and Dalits.”
NCP MP in Lok Sabha Supriya Sule quoted Narendra Modi because the then Chief Minister of Gujarat, when he opposed the UPA-era Bills on legislation and order, saying that it affected the federal construction of the nation. Sule wished a clarification on this and additional added that the present authorities ought to no less than acknowledge that they’re revisiting UPA-era plans. Sule smiled and went on so as to add, “If that is so, then we should at least thank P Chidambaram.”
Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra vehemently opposed The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019. She mentioned, “The UAPA bill seeks to do two things: In Clause 5, Section 25, National Investigation Agency (NIA) can go into any state and search the properties of any individual without the permission of the state Police which questions the federal structure of the country. In Clause 5, Section 35, the amendment to the bill allows for individuals to be designated as terrorists without due process. This bill is anti-federalism, anti-constitutional and anti-people. So I urge the Home Minister to withdraw the bill.”
She mentioned that if the Centre needs to focus on somebody, they’ll get them by some means. Each time the Trinamool opposes a Bill, they run the danger of being labeled as anti-national, she added. “Why do I feel a sense of menace. Why is the Opposition called anti-national every time we disagree with the government on issues of national security?”
In Lok Sabha, RJD MP Manoj Kumar Jha requested about communal riots in Muzzaffarnagar and that 40 accused have been acquitted. he questioned what’s being executed for witness safety. To this, Home Minister Amit Shah replied saying that the minister will reply when he has the data on the desired time interval. He mentioned that the query was on the Muzzaffarnagar incident which does not fall within the three-year ambit on which the query was raised.
Congress chief in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury requested Narendra Modi to come back to the House and reply to the Opposition’s queries concerning the controversy surrounding the US President’s feedback on the Kashmir concern.
There is a ruckus in Lok Sabha as Opposition MPs proceed to protest within the Lower Huse looking for a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament on the assertion of US President Donald Trump on Kashmir.
A day after the Lok Sabha handed amendments to the Right to Information (RTI) Act, social activist Anna Hazare accused the Union authorities of betraying Indian residents by way of the transfer. “It is expected that while drafting legislation, the government take the opinion of citizens. If the draft and the Act are both made only by the government, then it is not a democracy but a dictatorship,” Hazare mentioned.
Rajya Sabha MPs from the Shiv Sena, the Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday gave Zero Hour notices within the Upper House of the Parliament over numerous points. Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has given the discover in Rajya Sabha over “delay in the production of Vande Bharat Express”.
PDP MP Nazir Ahmad Laway gave Zero Hour Notice within the Upper House over “problems of Jammu and Kashmir migrants” whereas Congres MP Ripun Bora gave the discover over the revival of Jagiroad and Panchgram Paper Mill beneath Hindustan paper company.
The Zero Hour refers back to the time instantly following the Question Hour in each the Houses of Parliament. During this hour, parliamentarians can elevate issues of nice significance with out the necessary ten days advance discover.
The first session of Rajya Sabha after the formation of the brand new authorities in May commenced on 20 June and can culminate on 26 July.
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