New Delhi: Squarely blaming the Congress, the main Opposition party, for disrupting parliamentary proceedings for three weeks, due to which several important laws could not be passed, MPs of the BJP and all parties in the NDA fold have decided to forego their salaries and allowances for 23 days of Parliament as a mark of protest against the disruptive tactics of the Opposition parties.
Meanwhile, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday blamed the government for the disruptions.
“I am sorry to say it’s the treasury benches which are not allowing the House to function. See who is disrupting the proceedings. Let the country see,” he said, amid noisy scenes.
The leaders of 13 Opposition parties met and urged the government and the presiding officers of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to allow a discussion on the issues raised by them....