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Uproarious scenes in Rajya Sabha

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NEW DELHI, Dec 14 � The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed a turmoil over an Assam Congress minister�s alleged links with the outlawed ULFA when AGP MP Kumar Deepak Das sought to raise the matter in the House. The matter may again figure tomorrow.�Das�s Special Mention Notice was turned down by the Chair but the AGP MPs supported by BJP created a ruckus in the House seeking permission to raise the matter in the Rajya Sabha. �Kumar Deepak Das, who was soon joined by Biren Baishya, stalled the proceedings of the House at noon on Wednesday. �The AGP said that the issue concern sovereignty of the nation. Siding with the regional party were senior BJP MPs Ravi Shankar Prasad, M Venkaiah Naidu and Chandan Mitra among others. ��As the AGP MPs tried to argue with the Chair, SS Ahluwalia of the BJP stood up and said the minister�s name was taken by the ULFA, a banned organisation, saying that he was its activist.�� ��He is in the Council of Ministers of the Assam Government. If a member from Assam can�t raise his voice here, where will he raise his voice?, he asked amidst interruptions by Congress MPs.��You are blaming different Governments that people against whom there are charges are not being removed.� But here is a person, who is involved in terrorist activities and he is a Minister,� Ahluwalia charged.�Ravi Shankar Prasad, who also joined the issue, said that the the matter concerns national security.� Soon M Venkaiah Naidu also stood up to express his regret that the Notice was rejected, pleading that it may be accepted for discussion on Thursday. Deputy Chairman, Rehman Khan, who was in the House, said the notice was not accompanied by documents.� He further observed that the allegations concerned a person who is not a member of the House.�There is a procedure.� He has to substantiate these allegations.� Then only will it be taken up, opined the Deputy Chairman.�� �Ahluwalia responded by asserting that if a person violates the Constitution of India, and gets involved in anti-national activities, how could he continue?� �ULFA�s claim that the State Health Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma was a former member of the rebel outfit has landed him in a tightspot. The Minister, however, has denied the charges.

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Uproarious scenes in Rajya Sabha

NEW DELHI, Dec 14 � The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday witnessed a turmoil over an Assam Congress minister�s alleged links with the outlawed ULFA when AGP MP Kumar Deepak Das sought to raise the matter in the House. The matter may again figure tomorrow.�Das�s Special Mention Notice was turned down by the Chair but the AGP MPs supported by BJP created a ruckus in the House seeking permission to raise the matter in the Rajya Sabha. �Kumar Deepak Das, who was soon joined by Biren Baishya, stalled the proceedings of the House at noon on Wednesday. �The AGP said that the issue concern sovereignty of the nation. Siding with the regional party were senior BJP MPs Ravi Shankar Prasad, M Venkaiah Naidu and Chandan Mitra among others. ��As the AGP MPs tried to argue with the Chair, SS Ahluwalia of the BJP stood up and said the minister�s name was taken by the ULFA, a banned organisation, saying that he was its activist.�� ��He is in the Council of Ministers of the Assam Government. If a member from Assam can�t raise his voice here, where will he raise his voice?, he asked amidst interruptions by Congress MPs.��You are blaming different Governments that people against whom there are charges are not being removed.� But here is a person, who is involved in terrorist activities and he is a Minister,� Ahluwalia charged.�Ravi Shankar Prasad, who also joined the issue, said that the the matter concerns national security.� Soon M Venkaiah Naidu also stood up to express his regret that the Notice was rejected, pleading that it may be accepted for discussion on Thursday. Deputy Chairman, Rehman Khan, who was in the House, said the notice was not accompanied by documents.� He further observed that the allegations concerned a person who is not a member of the House.�There is a procedure.� He has to substantiate these allegations.� Then only will it be taken up, opined the Deputy Chairman.�� �Ahluwalia responded by asserting that if a person violates the Constitution of India, and gets involved in anti-national activities, how could he continue?� �ULFA�s claim that the State Health Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma was a former member of the rebel outfit has landed him in a tightspot. The Minister, however, has denied the charges.

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