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June 29, 2019

Budget Session Week 2: Trinamool MPs raise matters of public importance in Parliament

Budget Session Week 2: Trinamool MPs raise matters of public importance in Parliament

During the second week of the Budget Session of Parliament, Trinamool MPs raised several matters of public importance in both Houses of the Parliament. 

From speaking on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address, to raising the issue of government ad spending, or the demands of their respective constituencies, Trinamool MPs had a fruitful week in the Parliament.

The week began with a dharna by Trinamool MPs near Gandhi statue, demanding the return to ballot papers, from EVMs, for conducting elections.

LOK SABHA

Motion of Thanks

 Saugata Roy spoke on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address 

 Mahua Moitra spoke on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address

Bills

Sudip Bandyopadhyay spoke on The Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Point of Order

Saugata Roy made a Point of Order on obstructions by ruling party members in Lok Sabha 

Question Hour

Sudip Bandyopadhyay asked a Supplementary Question on GST

Saugata Roy asked a Supplementary Question on EPF-based pension

Kalyan Banerjee asked a Supplementary Question on the poor performance of BSNL and MTNL 

Sudip Bandyopadhyay asked a Question on the modernisation of Bagdogra Airport 

Mahua Moitra asked a Question on the amount of expenditure on advertisements by the Union Government and exclusion of certain media 

 Zero Hour 

Mimi Chakraborty spoke on the demand for flyovers at railway level crossings in her constituency

Nusrat Jahan spoke on the demand for construction of Kendriya Vidyalaya in her constituency

Saugata Roy spoke on the issue of mob lynching in Jharkhand

Kalyan Banerjee raised the issue of pending railway line project from Furfura Sharif to Dankuni

Mala Roy spoke on the unemployment crisis in the country

Saugata Roy spoke on the death of children in a hospital in Muzaffarpur

Aparupa Poddar spoke on the delay in railway projects in her constituency

Satabdi Roy raised the demand for funds for amelioration of water crisis in her constituency

Sajda Ahmed spoke on the need for more ATMs and banking facilities in her constituency

 

 RAJYA SABHA

 Motion of Thanks

 Derek O’Brien spoke on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address

 Manish Gupta spoke on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address 

 Bills

Derek O’Brien spoke on The Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Short Duration Discussion

Manas Bhunia spoke during a Short Duration Discussion on the challenges of water crisis in the country

Calling Attention Motion

Ahamed Hassan Imran spoke during a Calling Attention Motion on the situation arising due to climate change in the country 

Zero Hour

Manas Bhunia spoke on the implementation of Ghatal Master Plan

Sukhendu Sekhar Ray spoke on the delay by the Centre in renaming West Bengal as Bangla

Derek O’Brien made a demand for a statue of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay to be installed in Parliament

Shanta Chhetri spoke on the need for utilising the talent of the elderly generation for welfare schemes

Question Hour

Manish Gupta asked a Supplementary Question on the Bharatmala 2.0 Project

Sukhendu Sekhar Roy asked Supplementary Questions on the import and production of coal, and on stopping illegal mining of coal

Manas Bhunia asked Supplementary Questions on deaths due to air pollution 

Derek O’Brien asked a Question on the new draft National Education Policy

Subhasish Chakraborty asked a Supplementary Question on the PMGDISHA Scheme