Opposition leaders hold protest in Parliament premises on Adani issue
- Leaders of 16 opposition parties to hold protest on
- Among the parties that participated in the meeting was the
Congress, DMK, NCP, BRS, JDU, SP, CPM, CPI, JMM, RLD, RSP, AAP, IUML, RJD and Shiv Sena.
AdvertisementLeaders of 16 opposition parties met here on Monday morning to coordinate their joint strategy in the
Trinamool Congress members skipped the meeting of opposition leaders but joined the protests by opposition leaders outside Gandhi statue in Parliament complex.
Raising slogans, opposition MPs held a banner that read "we demand JPC or SC monitored probe on Adani scandal".
The opposition parties have alleged that the recent meltdown in Adani Group shares is a scam that involves common people's money as public sector
The Adani group has maintained it complies with all laws and disclosure requirements.
Congress MP and Whip in Lok Sabha Manickam Tagore has given a notice for adjournment of the house for raising the Adani issue.
"The House should come forward to discuss the matter keeping aside other routine business, and should constitute a Joint Parliamentary Committee to investigate further in this matter. The House should also direct the prime minister to disclose the actual loss of public money to the nation through this House," Tagore said in his adjournment notice.
Congress MP and Whip in Rajya Sabha Syed Naseer Hussain has also given a notice under Rule 267 for suspension of business to discuss the Adani issue.
"That this House do suspend Zero Hour and relevant rules relating to Question Hour and other businesses of the day to discuss the issue of frauds in investment by LIC, SBI, public sector banks and other financial institutions losing market value, endangering the hard-earned savings of crores of Indians," he said in the notice.
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BRS MPs in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have also given adjournment notices on the Adani issue.
While BRS leader in Rajya Sabha K Keshava Rao has moved a notice under Rule 267 in the upper house, party MP Nama Nageswara Rao has moved a notice in the Lok Sabha to discuss the issue.
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