Uproar in Rajya Sabha over issue of some Congress leaders joining BJP in Gujarat
Rajya Sabha witnessed noisy scenes during the Zero Hour today with the opposition Congress raising the issue of some party leaders in Gujarat joining the BJP. Some of the treasury bench members also countered the allegations. Later several members trooped into the well of the house raising slogans forcing its adjournment for a brief period.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the MLAs in Gujarat are enjoying picnics while their people are facing serious flood problems. Responding to this, Deputy Chairman P J Kurien asked the opposition to give notices for a holding a discussion on the issue. He said government is ready for the discussion. The issue was raised in the House last Friday also