The opposition shouts that the UAPA government tables, the trust of Jallianwala, the DNA technology projects in Lok Sabha
NEW DELHI: The government presented five tickets on Monday Lok Sabha - a bill that seeks the removal of the president of Congress as permanent trustee of the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Trust, the NIA Amendment Bill, the DNA Technology Regulation Bill, the Draft Amendment of Prevention of Illicit Activities and the Bill for the Amendment of Unauthorized Evictions - in the midst of opposition from Congress and other parties.
The opposition accused the government of raping individuals by submitting amendments to the UAPA Bill, proposing to qualify individuals as terrorists, and the DNA Technology Bill, which gives the State the power to take DNA samples. of clinical trials.
The Congress opposed the removal of the presidency of his party from the Jallianwala Bagh Trust. MP Party Shashi Tharoor He said: It is a national monument, do not betray our history and heritage.
The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amending) Bill seeks to delete the mention of 'president of the Indian National Congress' as a trustee. It empowers the Center to terminate any nominated member of the trust without assigning any reason. Established in 1951, the trust is headed by the Prime Minister and has as members of the Congress president, culture minister, leader of opposition in Lok Sabha, Punjab governor and Punjab CM.
Opposition to the Bill for the Prevention of Illicit Activities, N. K Premachandran of RSP said that a person's fundamental rights could not be waived in the name of combating terror. Tharoor called it an abruptly submitted amendment and reminded BJP that former Prime Minister A B Vajpayee was opposed to such provisions.
In opposing them, junior Interior Minister Kishan Reddy, who introduced the bill, said that when the UN could name LeTchief Hafiz Saeed as a terrorist, why could not India do the same? The amendment to List 4 of the UAPA will allow the NIA to designate a person suspected of having terrorist links as a terrorist. As of now, only organizations are designated as terrorist organizations.
Investigating the opposition, the interior minister, Amit Shah, asked Tharoor if he would like to withdraw the objections since they would not look good on the records.
Opposing the Law of Regulation of DNA Technology, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Congress said it violated fundamental rights, since the DNA of non-judicial trials could be gathered without court orders. There was no consent provision in the storage of DNA data, he added. The minister of science and technology, Harsh Vardhan, however, rejected the opposition charges and said that the concerns raised by the members did not have any serious substance. The legislation seeks to establish a National DNA Data Bank and Regional DNA Data Banks.