“Murder Of Democracy”: Rahul Gandhi On Abrupt End To Parliament Session
Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday led a march of opposition MPs towards Vijay Chowk from Parliament in protest against the Abrupt End To Parliament Session.
Rahul, along with Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, also demanded the withdrawal of farm laws and attacked the Centre over the Pegasus snooping report.
Speaking to reporters, Rahul said that democracy has been murdered in India as the opposition has to come out of the Parliament and “speak to the media” to raise their voices.
Top leaders of several opposition partiesmet in the chamber of Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday and then walked in protest from Parliament House to Vijay Chowk.
Those who attended the meeting included Mr. Gandhi, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut, RJD’s Manoj Jha, DMK’s Tiruchi Siva and other opposition leaders.
The protesting MPs carried placards and banners against the government that read ‘Stop murder of democracy’ and ‘we demand Repeal of anti farmers laws’.