Slamming the government over rise in mob lynching cases, the Congress Lok Sabha member said: "Lynching, cow vigilantism and felicitating lynchers has become a norm across the country. We want to discuss this issue during this session."
He maintained that the Narendra Modi government has failed on every front. It has not been able to fulfil the promises they made in their manifesto like providing employment to the youth and many others, Kharge pointed out.
"We want to know from the government how many jobs were created and how much investments we received (in the last four years."
Referring to the Thomson Reuters report, the Congress leader said: "After the latest report on woman safety in India, we believe it is an important issue and needs to be discussed."
"We also want to discuss the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, to strengthen and restore it. The government is trying to abolish reservation in appointments to the vacant faculty positions in the universities. We will be raising this issue as well," he said.
The opposition parties would also be raising the issue of Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank, which received about Rs 745 crore within first five days after demonetisation was executed.
"The Congress as a responsible party wants Parliament to function," he underlined.
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