Press Esc to close
Wednesday 26 July 2017
News updated at 12:14 PM IST

BJP gears up to raise FDI in Assembly

NEW DELHI, Dec 7, 2012, DHNS: 2:04 IST

Session begins on Tuesday

The BJP MLAs on Friday demanded a debate on the issue of foreign direct investment in the forthcoming Assembly session.

The BJP legislative party met under the chairmanship of leader of opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijay Kumar Malhotra to decide the party’s strategy for the four-day session, which begins on Tuesday.

The Bharatiya Janta Party has listed 31 issues for discussion. “Delhi is in the grip of various problems and the city government led by Sheila Dikshit has utterly failed to solve them,” said Malhotra.

He added that notices have been issued to the Speaker for debate on issues like increase in electricity and water charges, and black marketing of LPG cylinders.

Malhotra said the party intends to take up the issue of development work in unauthorised colonies where people are “forced to live in hell-like conditions though these areas got provisionalregularisation certificate five years ago.”

The party also demands debate on non-availability of essential commodities such as foodgrain, kerosene oil to various categories of ration card holders can also be discussed.
“The government has not stamped more than 15 lakh ration cards,” said Malhotra. Thus, preventing them from enjoying facilities that they are entitled to, he added. “The government has no answer for this.”

Malhotra said the BJP will also initiate a debate for strengthening the office of Lokayukta.
An effective and strong Lokayukta is important to check “rampant corruption in all the departments,” including the office of chief minister, he added.

Increase in crime and pollution in Yamuna are also on the BJP’s agenda.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Newly sworn-in President Ram Nath Kovind inspecting a guard of honour in the forecourt...

Newly sworn-in President Ram Nath Kovind inspecting a guard of honour in the forecourt...

Tri-services guards leave after the swearing-in ceremony of the 14th President of India, at Vijay...

Tri-services guards leave after the swearing-in ceremony of the 14th President of India, at Vijay...

Indian Youth Congress activists hold placards during a silent protest against BJP and suspension...

Indian Youth Congress activists hold placards during a silent protest against BJP and suspension...

A view of Parliament after heavy rains in New Delhi on Tuesday....

A view of Parliament after heavy rains in New Delhi on Tuesday....

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel carrying out a search and rescue operation following a building...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel carrying out a search and rescue operation following a building...

A Haj pilgrim displays her affection with her relative at Hajj House Bemina in Srinagar on Tuesday..

A Haj pilgrim displays her affection with her relative at Hajj House Bemina in Srinagar on Tuesday..

Members of the Kangleipak Students' Association (KSA) demand constitutional protection...

Members of the Kangleipak Students' Association (KSA) demand constitutional protection...

India's Ravichandran Ashwin tosses a ball during a training session ahead of the first test...

India's Ravichandran Ashwin tosses a ball during a training session ahead of the first test...

Actors Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor promote their upcoming movie

Actors Anil Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor promote their upcoming movie "Mubarakan" in New Delhi...

A view of waterlogged George Town Police Station after heavy rains in Allahabad on Tuesday...

A view of waterlogged George Town Police Station after heavy rains in Allahabad on Tuesday...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.