Kharge moves notice in Rajya Sabha to discuss Pegasus in presence of PM

mallikarjun kharge in parliament

Shivangi Prakash-

The opposition reinforced its stance on the ongoing Pegasus spying row on Monday, demanding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah be present when the two Houses of Parliament debate the subject.

A conference of opposition leaders met in the chamber of Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge decided to work together on the issue.

Later, Kharge, the opposition leader in the Rajya Sabha, issued a notice of an adjournment of Rajya Sabha proceedings to debate the issue.

The Suspension of business notice under Rule 267 of the House proceedings said,

“I hereby give notice under Rule 267 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) of my intention to move the following motion for the suspension of business listed for July 26, 2021 — That the House do suspend Zero Hour and relevant rules relating to Question Hour and other business of the day to have a discussion in the presence of the Prime Minister or Home Minister on the Pegasus snooping, spying and surveillance scandal that has undermined our democracy and Constitutional rights and to  have a Supreme Court-monitored inquiry announced immediately.”

Both Houses of Parliament remained suspended on the Pegasus controversy.

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