Parliament LIVE: Opposition Likely To Continue Attack on Govt Over Adani Issue Following PM’s Dig at Gandhis

Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probes allegations made by Hindenburg Research against Adani Group.

PM Modi claimed that the Congress-led governments at the Center had misused Article 356 of the Constitution to dismiss 90 state governments. The article was “misused” 50 times by the government led by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to dismiss elected state governments.

Earlier, Congress President and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge had objected to extracting some words from his statement. The senior Congress leader insisted that former prime ministers, including Atal Bihari Vajpayee, have used the word extracted from their statements and have not said anything unparliamentary.

During the debate on the motion of thanks on Wednesday, Kharge questioned the rise in wealth of the Adani group “in the last two-and-a-half years”. some of his comments were later expunged from the records of the House.

Meanwhile, amid a row over use of profanity inside Parliament, TMC MP Mahua Moitra continued to defy citing past instances of BJP leaders using objectionable words in the House and said that she had “one apple, one apple”. ” Said.

Soon after Moitra finished her speech during the debate on ‘Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address’ in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, there was an angry exchange of words between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP members. Moitra was heard using an objectionable word, to which the Speaker objected and urged the members to refrain from swearing.

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