Indian Parliament Live: Uproar in Rajya Sabha over conversion row; Janata Parivar stages protest against government over black money

New Delhi(IANS/ANI): For the seventh day, a united opposition on Monday created turmoil in Rajya Sabha demanding a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on forcible religious conversions, leading to an adjournments before lunch.

BSP chief Mayawati condemned RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statement on conversion issue. she said, “I strongly condemn his comment, his statement his highly objectionable and against the constitution of our country.”

Mohan Bhagwat of the right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, which is also the ideological wing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, had earlier said, “India was a “Hindu nation” where many Hindus had been forcibly converted to other religions. We will bring back those who have lost their way. They did not go on their own,”

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CPI leader D Raja demands PM Modi’s statement on religious conversion issue

Meanwhile, the Janata Parivar staged a protest against the government at Jantar Mantar over issues of Black money, unemployment, farmer issues and communal tensions in the country. The protest is being led by party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav.

11:40 IST Monday, 22 December 2014

Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon after uproar by Opposition over forced religious conversion and other issues.

11:30 IST Monday, 22 December 2014

Rajya Sabha adopted resolution condemning bail to Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi; expresses concern over Pakistan’s “apathetic attitude”.Rajya Sabha called upon Pakistan to proceed strongly against its declared intent of taking action against Mumbai terror accused.
11:00 IST Monday, 22 December 2014

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Trinamool Congress protest against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley infront of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Delhi

Trinamool Congress, Samajwadi Party, RJD protest inside Parliament premises over black money issue

Following is the Parliament Schedule for Dec 22, 2014

1. Obituary reference

  1. Calling attention to spread of Encephalitis in UP and other parts of the country
  2. Lokpal and Lokayuktas and other related Law (Amendment) Bill, 2014
  3. Regional Rural Banks (Amendment) Bill, 2014
  4. Discussion on need to take effective steps to curb Chit Fund scams
  5. Discussion on agrarian situation in the country
  6. Discussion on centrally sponsored sports schemes


  1. NCT of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) 2nd (Amendment) Bill, 2014
  2. Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2008
  3. Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2014
  4. Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2014
  5. Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2014
  6. Discussion on revival of jute industry