Sunday, 18 October 2015


Recently, Rajya Sabha asked the government to take actions in order to bring back the ring of Tipu Sultan. This ring was auctioned lately in London, England, for Rs 1 crore. Chaudhary Munawar Saleem used a special mention to raise the request. He said that there is the name of Lord Rama engraved on the ring and India should get it back. Numerous parties including members from BJB and Congress joined in the demand.
VijayDarda, Congress Member of Parliament asked that the government should provide expeditiously a relief package for assisting the farmers of Marathwada and Vidarbha hit by a sequence of natural disasters.

Bandhopadhyah, another member of Congress sought actions to accelerate the safe urban projects in the country, especially in Kolkata. BJP Tarun Vijay asked steps to protect scriptures and world legacy sites from demolition by religious radicals.

Previously in Zero Hour, BJD Bhupinder Singh required Rs 399.83 crore for Odisha in order to meet the costs on reconstruction and repair works due to the destruction provoked by severe floods cyclone. According to Singh, the Home Minister already cleared the amount but the problem is from the department of expenditure that is taking too much time to release the fund. He said also that Naveen Patnaik, the Chief Minister wrote many times to the department on the matter. He added that after serious inundation, Odisha faced the cruel Hudhud cyclone and needs a large amount of money to cover the losses in the region. The BJD demand was supported by Trinamool Congress and members of left parties.

On another matter, Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda asked distinct statehood for Vidarbha quoting issues faced by the residents of the state. In his address in Parliament during a debate on the speech of the president, Vijay Darda said that, just like other states, the parliament should grant the region the rank of state.  According to a report emanating from his office charged of public relations, the Member of Parliament asked the intervention of the prime minister on the issue.

Mr. Darda requested also that the first cargo center of India should be established in Nagpur in order to fuel development and growth in the area and to create widespread employment. Concerning the delay in execution of the railway project connecting Nanded-Yavatmal-Wardha, The Congress leader asked the government to intervene for completing the project as soon as possible.

VijayDarda said also that, according to the same release from his office, the Parliament should declare the Sewagram Ashram, located at Wardha, a national legacy structure since it witnessed tothe national freedom fight and ‘satyagraha.’ He asked also the government to make sure that the freedom of press is not restricted.

Recently the Rajya Sabha MP questioned Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State attached to the office of Prime Minister and Minister of State for Pensions, Public, and Personnel Grievances. The question was related to new appointments in Government. In a written answer, the minister stated that the government did not stop fresh appointments.

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