New Delhi, Sep 18: The Lok Sabha is likely to witness stormy session a day after the passage of two contentious agriculture reform bills amid a walkout by opposition MPs and the resignation of Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the lone Akali Dal leader in the Narendra Modi cabinet.
Heated proceedings are also likely in the Rajya Sabha with Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut giving Zero Hour notice over farmers' agitation against ban on the export of onion.
Monsoon Session Day 5: Highlights
Rajya Sabha passes Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020.
A member of the House called the reform and regulation of the Indian systems of medicine being undertaken through the bills, as promoting 'quackery'. I am pained by the use of this word: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in Rajya Sabha.
This is one more attempt of this government to strike at roots of federalism. From the day they assumed office, most Bills passed have taken away powers of state governments: DMK MP T Siva in RS, on Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill and Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill.
Speaking in favor of the bill, MP Dr Sudhanshu Trivedi of BJP says, interdisciplinary is established under the Homeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to give a push to scientific research in Homeopathy.
Opposing the bill, MP Ripun Bora of Congress says that it will take autonomy of the Homeopathy council.
Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan moves the motion to take up Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020.
AIADMK MP from Tamil Nadu M Thambidurai requests Centre to release pending CMR subsidy amount of Rs 5,435 crore for Tamil Nadu.
BJD leader from Odisha Muzibulla Khan raises Census issue in the Rajya Sabha and requests for a fresh Census for the state of Odisha.
Congress MP Manickam Tagore has gives adjournment notice in Lok Sabha 'to discuss about the need to initiate probe over Facebook's alleged interference in the country's electoral democracy.'
Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu paid his tributes to Karnataka MP Ashok Gasti who passed away late on Thursday. "The country has lost a dedicated Parliamentarian and social worker," Naidu said. In view of this, the House was adjourned till 9.35 am.
The Rajya Sabha session today began at 9 am.