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Parliament Winter Session Live Updates: Naidu slams Oppn leaders for calling suspension of MPs 'undemocratic'

The Congress and other opposition parties on Thursday walked out from the Rajya Sabha over the issues of inflation, price rise and farmers.

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New Delhi Updated on: December 03, 2021 10:00 IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts proceedings in the
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts proceedings in the House during the Winter Session of Parliament

Highlights

  • Opposition's 12 Rajya Sabha MPs have been suspended from Winter Session
  • Opposition parties are demanding revocation of suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs
  • Naidu said that suspension will remain as the MPs haven't expressed remorse

The Lok Sabha is currently discussing the COVID-19 pandemic situation. The discussion is being held under Rule 193, under which members may seek details about the new 'Omicron' variant of SARS-CoC-2. On Tuesday, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya told Rajya Sabha that the new COVID-19 variant has not been reported in India yet and asserted the government has taken measures to ensure it does not reach the country and has issued an advisory after looking at the developments globally. Amidst a heightened level of concern over the Omicron variant, the Centre has advised states and union territories to ramp up testing and undertake effective surveillance of international passengers. Meanwhile, Congress and other opposition parties on Thursday walked out from the Rajya Sabha over the issues of inflation, price rise and farmers. The Congress was the first to walk out after Deputy Chairman Harivansh rejected their demand for a discussion on inflation. Leaders of other parties like the Left and some smaller parties also joined them soon. The TMC, TRS and DMK and some other parties also walked out of the House while raising the issues of farmers. Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge sought to raise the issue of inflation and price rise and demanded a discussion on it. The deputy chairman said it cannot be entertained as the Question Hour was on. Soon other parties also walked out as they wanted to raise the issues of farmers and MSP.

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