New Delhi. The presidency of two important committees of Parliament can be removed from the hands of the Congress, which includes the Committee on Home Affairs and the Committee on Information Technology. Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has written a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla alleging that the chairmanship of the Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology is being withdrawn from Congress. In a letter written on Wednesday, Choudhary said he was surprised to learn from Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi that the Congress has decided to withdraw the chair of the Standing Committee on Information Technology.
This is special in this news-
- Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raised the question
- opposition to the attempt to take the presidency
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury raised the question
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is the chairman of the Committee on Information Technology. He alleged that this was contrary to the established tradition, which was being followed continuously by the governments till now. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, “The government should understand that the principles of discussion and dialogue in important bodies like the Departmental Standing Committee and encouraging cooperation above party sentiment should be respected. Questioning the intention behind this move, the Congress leader said that a similar approach is being adopted in the Rajya Sabha as well.
opposition to the attempt to take the presidency
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said that in this regard, reference is being made to the decreasing number of Congress in the Upper House. According to sources, Leader of Opposition in the Upper House Mallikarjun Kharge has written to Leader of the House Piyush Goyal opposing the Congress’s attempt to take over the chairmanship of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home. Let us tell you that Abhishek Manu Singhvi of Congress is currently the chairman of the Standing Committee on Home Affairs.