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Government that prevents me from speaking in the Chamber: Rahul Gandhi | India News


NEW DELHI: Congress criticized the Modi government on Friday for “stifling its voice” every time it tried to interrogate the government. The party’s parliamentarian, Rahul Gandhi, claimed that BJP did not “like him speaking in the House” and stopped him, as a result, what he called was a “completely non-parliamentary manner.”

Rahul also said that the Union’s health minister, Harsh Vardhan, had acted at the behest of the government’s high command and read a statement in which he apologized instead of answering a question about his parliamentary constituency that did not have a power of Medicine.

“People are struggling because they don’t have access to medical facilities. BJP obviously doesn’t like me talking in the Chamber. So, in a completely non-parliamentary way, the health minister said something I said outside, that he doesn’t have to do business during question time, “he said.

Later, Congress filed a formal complaint against Vardhan before President Om Birla, demanding action against the minister and an apology from him for his “non-parliamentary” comments against Rahul Gandhi.

“Gandhi stated that his rights and privileges should be restored and that he should be given the opportunity to ask questions. I have said that our member at the well was there because of the emotional outburst caused after the minister’s comments. If it is determined that he is badly, he will express his regret, “said Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.

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