Congress issues whip to RS members
New Delhi: Seeking to embarrass the government in Rajya Sabha by moving amendments to the Motion of Thanks to the President's address, Congress tonight issued a whip asking all members in the Upper House to be present during Prime Minister's reply on the motion on Wednesday, 9th March 2016.
According to sources, the Congress' three-line whip comes in the wake of its attempt to embarrass the government by moving amendments to the motion of thanks to the President's address.
"A whip has been issued by the party asking all its members to be present in the Rajya Sabha tomorrow during the Prime Minister's reply to the motion of thanks to President's address," a senior Congress member said.
Sources said the amendments are likely to be moved by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and its senior member Ashwani Kumar.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reply to the debate on motion of thanks in the Upper House at 2 PM.