Congress chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury hit out on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Birthday party (BJP) within the Lok Sabha describing its leaders as “pretend Hindus” and accused the federal government of “seeking to close the voices of other folks thru bullets.”
Mr Chowdhury’s remarks got here amid protests towards the Citizenship (Modification) Act (CAA) and 3 firing incidents in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh and Jamia house.
Regarding Union minister Anurag Thakur’s recent “shoot the traitors” commentary whilst main a crowd at a BJP rally, Mr Chowdhury stated the federal government “can not close the voice of the folks thru bullets”. Mr Thakur, who was once campaigning for BJP candidate Manish Chaudhary, had chanted “desh ke gaddaron ko”, to which the gang enthusiastically answered “Goli Maaro Sa***n Ko”; all the chant interprets to “shoot down the traitors who betray the rustic”.
“Individuals are staging protests to avoid wasting the Charter after the Citizenship Modification Act got here into drive. Not unusual persons are being shot and killed via bullets. This executive is making an attempt to close the voice of other folks thru bullets. They can not do this. They (BJP) are pretend Hindus,” Mr Chowdhury stated throughout 0 Hour challenging dialogue over the problem and asking the federal government to rethink CAA.
A shot was once fired outdoor the Jamia Millia Islamia College in south Delhi on Sunday evening within the 3rd such incident in 4 days at an anti-Citizenship (Modification) Act (CAA) protest within the capital. On Saturday, simply 3 days after a teenager shooter fired at protesters at Jamia Millia College, any other guy fired photographs status close to police barricades submit at Shaheen Bagh.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla interrupted him and stated a overdue evening dialogue on CAA was once organized within the iciness consultation. In the meantime, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi stated Congress can lift the problem after the movement of due to President’s deal with, “I’m interesting to you thru Speaker to let the Space proceed its lawsuits.”
Mr Chowdhury was once amongst different Congress MPs along side different lawmakers from Dravida Munetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) who began protesting towards the federal government to “roll again” CAA quickly after the Space assembled at 11 am these days.
The lawmakers got here close to the Speaker’s podium and started sloganeering “save our democracy”, “save our Charter”, “save our India”, “Top Minister, answer”, “prevent inflammatory speeches” and “roll-back CAA” when Speaker Birla didn’t permit Congress flooring chief to talk over the problem.
Amid pandemonium, Mr Birla endured the Query Hour and 0 Hour. Because the ruckus endured, the Speaker adjourned the Space for lunch until 1:30 pm.
Previous, Mr Chowdhury, Kodikunnil Suresh and Gaurav Gogoi gave adjournment movement notices within the Lok Sabha to “rethink” the contentious Citizenship Modification Act which got here into drive on January 10 when the Ministry of House Affairs made the announcement thru a gazette notification — nearly a month after it was once handed via Parliament on December 11, 2019.
CAA grants citizenship to migrants from six non-Muslim communities — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians — who fled to India from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan until December 31, 2014.