Lok Sabha stalemate continues, House adjourned for the day

Lok Sabha stalemate continues, House adjourned for the day

No debate, no discussion, but with a voice vote in the din of noisy protests, Union Budget 2018-19, the last full budget of the Narendra Modi government, was passed in the Lok Sabha a little after noon, on Wednesday, where after the house was adjourned for the day. The SP's Dharmendra Yadav, who was in the well, was heard shouting to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan: "Don't stifle the voice of democracy like this". The Rajya Sabha Secretary General of the informed the House about the passage of the Finance Bill and the appropriation bills by the Lower House, amid din. Then it was rushed through in just over 30 minutes, with the Speaker applying a guillotine on debate, which means that all outstanding demands for grants from various departments are put to vote together, irrespective of whether any discussion has taken place or not. Opposition MPs strongly protested against this dictatorial move.

"Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi spoke on democracy outside the Parliament but don't practise it", he said, adding that the ruling party has issued a whip to its members to ensure their presence during passage of important bills.

"It is a blot on democracy".

Unlike previous finance bills, there are no significant changes, with the government deciding not to roll back any of the tax provisions, including the controversial levy of LTCG tax at the rate of 10% on the sale of listed shares. They are just not interested in running Parliament or upholding institutions.

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"This is most unfortunate incident in the history of Parliament".

However, avoiding discussion on a Bill as important as this for "fear of disruptions" calls the very goal of the Parliament - where elected members from various parts of the country, representing different interest groups, discuss matters that impact all of us - into question. "Such an arbitrary action hasn't happened in the history of Indian Parliament", Salim said.

The Indian parliament witnessed disruptions for the seventh straight day on Wednesday as opposition parties continued their protests to corner the government, officials said.

"Sittings of the House has been disrupted continuously for the past few days. This shows the government's arrogance and unilateral move to bulldoze (through) all the financial business without discussing them", it had said in its letter to her. Indexation benefits allow the owner of shares to raise the cost of acquisition and consequently reduce capital gains. However, all gains up to January 31, 2018 will be grandfathered, he had said in the Budget speech. However, to avail this incentive, the start-ups were required to comply with condition which stipulated that the turnover can not exceed ₹25 crore in 7 years from the date of incorporation.

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