Imposition of President’s rule in Uttarakhand and the new developments and revelations in Ishrath Jahan fake encounter case will dominate the second part of the Parliament Budget session beginning today. Congress and BJP has given notices for discussions on both these subjects.
Talking to reporters in Parliament prime minister Narendra Modi expressed the hope that the session will be smooth. Prime minister chaired a meeting of senior ministers in the parliament. He called all political parties to work for the betterment of the peopole
Congress has already said it will move a censure motion against the Government in Rajya Sabha.
In the all party meeting convened by the Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday, Utharakhand issued figured prominently. BJP is arguing that since the issue is before the Supreme Court it will be inappropriate to have a discussion on the subject. Congress leader in the Loksabha Mallikarjune Kharge has said that his party will raise adjournment motion on the subject. He accused the government is trying to avoid discussion on the subject.
Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy has said that government will go by the rule book. He added that the government is ready to discuss any subject in the house.
The BJP will raise the issue of Israth Jahan issue in the house to corner Congress. The then home minister P Chidambaram position on the affidavits submitted by the home ministry is sure to cause heated debate in the house. Chidambaram has earlier said that the home ministry issued second affidavit in the case since the first was incomplete. But later it was proved that the first affidavit was also signed by Chidambaram
Another issue that will put the government in the defensive in the joint India- Pakistan probe into the terror attack in Pathankot. The Congress wants the prime minister to spell out the policy on Paksitan. The Pakistan envoy has already hinted that they wont allow India to visit Pakistan to collect evidence in the case
The severe drought situation prevailing in different part of the state will also be raised by several parties in the house
Finance minister Arun Jaitely has already made government’s intention clear when he said that the government’s top priority will be to get GST bill passed. It has already been passed by the Loksabha
The Parliament will have 15 sittings