The Congress has issued a whip to its members in the Lok Sabha to attend their parliamentary office by 10:30 am to discuss some important issues. Leaders of opposition parties said that the decision to bring a no-confidence motion was taken at a meeting of MPs of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) on Tuesday morning.
The deadlocked situation between the ruling party and the opposition remains in Lok Sabha Parliament’s monsoon session.
Congress MP JB Mather said that ‘Sanjay Singh has been suspended from the Rajya Sabha. They can suspend him, but they cannot stop him from raising issues, being the voice of the people. His sit-in in the Parliament continues. All of us, Team ‘India’ stand with him currently. Why is the Prime Minister not speaking in Parliament (in Manipur)? Why is he running?
Since the beginning of this session, we have been demanding again and again but there is silence from the Prime Minister…He should take the countrymen into confidence…The suspension of Sanjay Singh and Rajni Patil should be revoked immediately.’
The drafting of the notice, according to Congress leader Adhiranjan Chowdhary, is ready and will be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
We have submitted a motion of no confidence against the government. Manish Tiwari, a Congress MP has filed an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha demanding for a discussion of the circumstances in Manipur.
Manoj Jha, RJD MP, stated that while statistics are not in our favor, democracy is more than that. Manipur is on fire, and people are waiting for the PM to Speak.
If the PM speaks on Manipur, then there will be peace among the people of the country: Nageswara Rao
Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MP Nama Nageswara Rao said that we have presented a no-confidence motion on behalf of our party. Since the beginning of the session, all the opposition leaders have been demanding a discussion on the Manipur issue. If the Prime Minister speaks on this, then there will be peace among the people of the country – that is why we made efforts… That is why this resolution has been brought up today.
Forced to move a no-confidence motion for PM’s presence in Parliament: NK Premachandran
Revolutionary Socialist Party MP NK Premachandran said it was not a question of numbers. It is a question of constitutional propriety for the Prime Minister of the country to be present in the Parliament and address it. Unfortunately, the opposition was forced to bring a motion of no confidence in the presence of the Prime Minister. Strangely, this kind of circumstance has never occurred in the nation.
Government ready for every situation: Arjun Ram Meghwal
Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, stated, “Let the no-confidence motion come; the administration is prepared for any circumstance…
Had to use no-confidence motion to bring PM to Parliament: Priyanka Chaturvedi
Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said that someone is evading his responsibility, someone is not fulfilling his responsibility towards Manipur. People are wondering why the PM is not coming to Parliament…If we must use this no-confidence motion to bring the PM to Parliament, I think we are doing a great service to this country.
People have faith in PM Modi and BJP: Prahlad Joshi
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said that people have faith in PM Modi and BJP. He had brought the no-confidence motion in the last term as well. The people of this country have taught them a lesson.
No-confidence motion will force PM to appear in Parliament: Binoy Viswam
The no-confidence motion is a political action with a political objective, CPI MP Binoy Viswam said. The no-confidence motion will force him (the prime minister) to come to Parliament. We need to discuss the issues of the country, especially Manipur, inside the Parliament. Forget numbers, they know numbers and we know numbers too.