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Trinamool Congress calls Modi government’s central minister ‘Bangladeshi’, uproar in Rajya Sabha

The Trinamool Congress has reportedly termed a West Bengal MP inducted in the Union Council of Ministers as “Bangladeshi”.

New Delhi: The Trinamool Congress has reportedly called a West Bengal MP who was recently inducted in the Union Council of Ministers as “Bangladeshi” and sought an explanation from the government in this regard. Due to the uproar over this issue, the proceedings of the house were adjourned till 3 pm.Also Read – Monsoon Session 2021: Opposition uproar ahead of PM’s speech, House adjourned

As soon as the proceedings of the House began at 2 o’clock after two adjournments, Trinamool Congress’s Sukhendu Shekhar Roy, citing the rules, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the list of his Council of Ministers’ colleagues on the Table of the House today. One of the ministers of state is reportedly Bangladeshi. Also Read – NDA House Leaders Meeting Before Monsoon Session Of Parliament, PM Modi Discusses Strategy

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said that he has given a notice in this regard. Mallikarjun Kharge said, “I have every right to know whether he is Bangladeshi or not.” Members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party strongly opposed this. Leader of the House Piyush Goyal termed the allegations of the opposition members as “baseless” and, claiming there was no truth in it, urged Deputy Speaker Harivansh to take it out of the proceedings of the House. Also Read – Third Wave: During the meeting with the Prime Minister, Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray made this request to stop the gathering of people

He said, “We strongly condemn the kind of baseless things that are being tried to be put in the House. There is no truth in this.” He accused the opposition members of humiliating a particular section of the society and requested the Deputy Speaker not to include the matter raised by the opposition members in the proceedings. In response, Harivansh said, “It will be tested.”

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