Adani Enterprises Rout Row: Congress to Host a National Protest on February 6

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Amid the ongoing defeat of Adani Enterprises, the Opposition Congress announced on February 2 that it will hold nationwide protests in front of Life Insurance Corporation offices and State Bank of India branches in all districts on February 6. February.

“The government in the Center is using the money of the common people to support their closest friends. The Congress party has decided to have a nationwide riot in the country’s districts in front of the LIC and SBI offices on Monday,” he said. the ANI citing the general secretary of the Congress, KC Venugopal.

According to Congress, the exposure of LIC and public sector banks such as SBI to the Adani Group has significant implications for middle-class savings.

Meanwhile, opposition leaders hope the government will strip down and not grant their demand. So they will try to use the stage of Parliament to corner Modi.

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In the session in Parliament, the opposition leaders even sought a debate and an investigation by a joint committee on the defeat caused by the accusation of fraud in the shares of the Adani group company. They forced the adjournment of proceedings in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the pre-lunch session.

The Joint Opposition called the drop in shares a “Maha ghotala (scam) in Amrit Kaal” and lashed out at the government over the Hindenburg report against Adani Enterprises. Apart from this, the leaders questioned the “silence” of the government on the issue.

They even attacked the government for rejecting their suspension of commercial advertisements to deal with the issue.

Leading from the front, opposition leader Mallikarjun Kharge led the attack on the Center and demanded an investigation into the matter under the supervision of the CJI or the formation of a Joint Parliamentary Committee.

“Either a Parliamentary Joint Committee or a team under the supervision of the CJI of the Supreme Court should investigate this,” Kharge said.

Although several opposition MPs have suspended business notices to the respective Houses of Parliament on the issue, both Houses adjourned shortly after the 2pm session began.

The leaders who gave the notice in their respective chambers include opposition leader Mallikarjun Kharge, CPI(M) leader in Rajya Sabha MP Elamaram Kareem, Shiv Sena MP (Uddhav Thackeray faction) Priyanka Chaturvedi, CPI Rajya Sabha MP Binoy Viswam, Bharat Rashtra Samithi Lok Sabha MP Nama Nageswara Rao, BRS Rajya Sabha MP K Keshava Rao, Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh among others.

The first part of the session will conclude on February 13. Parliament will meet again on March 12 for the second part of the Budget Session, which will conclude on April 6.

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