Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other top leaders of several Opposition parties held a march outside Parliament building on Thursday to protest the abrupt end to the Monsoon Session and manhandling of their MPs in Rajya Sabha.
Congress former chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday reached Parliament on a tractor, registering his protest against the three contentious farm laws during the monsoon session.
Leader of Opposition and senior Congress politician Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of sharp rise in prices of petrol, diesel and LPG in Rajya Sabha on Monday, and demanded that the Rajya Sabha discuss this "burning subject" as people are suffering.
"This time the call will be for parliament gherao. We will announce it and then march towards Delhi. This time 40 lakh tractors will be there instead of four lakh tractors," Tikait told protesters.
Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien said it’s a sad day for parliamentary democracy and that the Chair denied the opposition’s demand for a division of votes.
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