DMK MP A Raja Sparks Row With European Parliament Remarks On Manipur

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DMK MP A Raja Sparks Row With European Parliament Remarks On Manipur

A Raja's code was interrupted by the treasury benches, with notation of Sanatana Dharma enactment (File)

New Delhi:

DMK MP A Raja's remarks successful Lok Sabha connected the European Parliament adopting a solution criticising the Centre's handling of the concern successful Manipur kicked disconnected a enactment with Union Minister Piyush Goyal demanding they beryllium expunged.

Mr Raja, portion participating successful a treatment connected "75 years of Parliament", mentioned the contented of the concern successful Manipur which has seen sporadic taste unit since May 3.

"The Manipur contented was discussed successful the European Union and the European Union passed a solution condemning the activities of the government," A Raja, a erstwhile Union Minister, said.

Apart from Union Minister Piyush Goyal, BJP's Nishikant Dubey and Ravishankar Prasad besides objected to A Raja raising the Manipur contented successful the discourse of the European Parliament resolution.

"The code for today's statement connected 75 years of parliamentary ideology was acceptable by PM Modi and followed by astir each parties but some.

"It is unfortunate that immoderate members are indulging successful petty authorities and are lowering the modular of the treatment to people immoderate brownie points... I petition you to expunge these remarks condemning India from record," Mr Goyal said intervening successful the discussion.

Ravishankar Prasad asked if it was just and conscionable for A Raja to rise the contented of the European Parliament condemning India. He sought an apology.

Mr Prasad, a erstwhile Union Minister, besides asked if A Raja was acceptable to apologise for the connection helium had utilized to talk astir Sanatana Dharma.

Mr Dubey raised a constituent of bid saying a subordinate cannot notation immoderate contented transacted successful Parliament of a overseas state and demanded an apology from A Raja.

A Raja besides said said that successful the past 10 years, the law morality was distorted and societal harmony came nether threat.

"... The treasury benches person acted successful a diabolical mode passim its term," A Raja said.

Mr Raja's code was interrupted by the treasury benches, with the notation of the Sanatana Dharma row.

Participating successful the discussion, AIMIM main Asaduddin Owaisi said that instances of 1984 Sikh riots, Babri Masjid demolition, 26/11 panic attacks, TADA-POTA laws, AFSPA, and Gujarat riots person crushed democracy.

"Muslims practice is truthful low, we person been reduced to conscionable voters and not lawmakers. I fearfulness for the demolition of typical ideology successful India," helium said, adding, "Hope the caller Parliament does not go Hitler's Reichstag." 

The different members who participated successful the treatment were NK Premachandran (RSP), Navneet Kaur Rana (independent), and Arvind Sawant Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray).

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