Controversy on Mahua Moitra, Priyanka asked why question in Parliament? When RTI, PIL are easier

Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi asked why would anyone resort to Parliament questions to get information about something, when it is easy to get it through filing RTI or PIL.

The statement comes as Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra is embroiled in a controversy with industrialist Darshan Hiranandani, who admitted that she targeted Adani after Indian Oil Corporation struck a deal with Adani Group’s joint venture company, Dhamra LNG. Mahua Moitra’s Parliament login was used to ask serious questions.

As this allegation has now turned into a major political controversy and Mahua Moitra has approached the Delhi High Court and the Ethics Committee of the Lok Sabha is investigating the matter, Priyanka Chaturvedi said that the questions raised in Parliament have many but- But there are and it was asked what option one would choose. He. Each MP can file a maximum of five questions per day and they must be filed 15 days before the start of the session.

If the questions appear in the ballot paper for starred questions, only then will they be answered by the concerned Minister on the Table of the House so as to provide space for follow-up questions. Unstarred questions are answered in writing without opportunity for follow-up questions.

And only a few of the listed questions get answered in a day, Chaturvedi explained. “Barely 7-8 of the 20 questions listed for the day are answered in Question Hour.