NEW DELHI: Regarding the Chinese incursion at the border in Arunachal Pradesh, the Congress has sought a suspension of business notice under rule 267 in the Rajya Sabha and an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha.
"That this House should postpone Zero Hour and related rules relating to Question Hour and other businesses of the day to have a full debate on the alarming situation at the border with China in the Tawang sector in Arunachal Pradesh," said Manish Tewari of the Congress in his notice. "This is the first physical clash between the two militaries since August 2020," he wrote in the notification, referring to an incident that happened near Rinchen La in eastern Ladakh. The debate of Congress notifications was previously prohibited in both Houses.
Rahul Gandhi, a former leader of the Congress, has warned the administration that China was continually preparing for war while it was asleep.
"The information regarding China's preparedness is being withheld by our government. The Indian government operates on an event-by-event basis rather than strategically. Events don't apply to geopolitics, though. The Foreign Minister keeps making pronouncements, but he needs to further his understanding, "Gandhi made this statement during a news conference.
Rahul Gandhi in fact speaking in the middle of the conference expressed his surprise statement that no one was asking questions on China China occupied 2000 Sq.Kms of land and martyred 20 Indian soldiers, they are beating our soldiers in Arunachal Pradesh, but the media keeping silent and not asking a single question," he said.