PM Narendra Modi To Reply In Lok Sabha On Motion Of Thanks For President's Address On Tuesday

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply on Tuesday in Lok Sabha on Motion of thanks for President's Address.

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Updated On:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply on Tuesday in Lok Sabha on Motion of thanks for President's Address.

The Parliament took up the discussion on Motion of Thanks on President Ram Nath Kovind's speech to the joint sitting of Upper and Lower Houses on Monday.

During the session, controversy erupted as Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury made an objectionable statement against PM Modi.

Chowdhury, while speaking in the Lok Sabha called Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'gandi naali' while saying how he cannot be compared to Indira Gandhi,  The remark sparked an uproar in the Lower House.

While saying there's no comparison between Indira Gandhi and PM Modi, Chowdhury said, "Kahan Maa Ganga, Kahan Gandi Naali (one is Mother Ganges, other is a dirty drain).

His comments drew sharp condemnation from BJP members in the Parliament. 

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Meanwhile, in the Rajya Sabha, RJD leader Manoj Jha created a controversy by repeating the Congress remark of 'Hindu-Pakistan'. Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had earlier coined the term Hindu Pakistan for the country in 2018. He had said that 'if the BJP wins the 2019 elections, they will turn India into a 'Hindu Pakistan''

"The condition of the country is such that one cannot walk on the roads raising one's head. One who loves has to walk averting their eyes and protecting their bodies and life. Do we wish such a scenario? - this was written by Faiz for Pakistan originally. But what Pakistan has been since 1946, I feel we are copying Pakistan. We wish to become Pakistan. We wish to become Hindu-Pakistan," said Jha.

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also introduced the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha. It would replace the Ordinance issued in March 2019. It proposes stiff penalties for violation of norms.

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