New Delhi : Congress leader Pawan Khera on Thursday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over continuous ruckus in the Parliament, amid the demands of a JPC probe into the Adani issue, and said that the BJP is “scared”.
Khera said,” Whenever Congress raises the demand for a JPC probe in the Adani issue, to divert attention, they (BJP) won’t let the session continue. BJP is scared that somebody will raise Gautam Adani’s name in the Parliament.” On Thursday, Opposition MPs protested outside Parliament by forming a human chain and demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Adani issue.
Meanwhile, Congress workers also held a protest in the national capital over the Adani row and demand a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into it.
Earlier today, Trinamool Congress MPs entered the Well of the Rajya Sabha with a black cloth tied around their mouths as they registered a unique protest which led to the adjournment in both Houses. A similar protest was seen in Lok Sabha as well.
Opposition MPs have been protesting against the Government, demanding a JPC probe into the allegations against the Adani Group.
The party’s MPs in both Houses wore black cloth around their faces and entered the Well even before the Presiding officers arrived.
They kept pointing towards the Treasury benches and shouted “BJP Ministers and MPs are not allowing the opposition to speak. Not allowing the opposition to express themselves.”
Parliament was adjourned for the day amid a ruckus on Thursday.
While Congress and other opposition parties insisted on their demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the Adani-Hindenburg row, the BJP members demanded an apology from Rahul Gandhi over his remarks made in London.