Taking cognizance of the absence of Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in the New Delhi Lok Sabha, Speaker Om Birla said on Tuesday that he wanted to give him a chance to ask questions during the Question Hour. Actually, another Congress MP K.K. Suresh was speaking in zero hour after coming to Rahul Gandhi's seat. During this, when the name of Rahul was shown on the LED screen, the speaker said that he should go to his seat because his seat is telling vacant, while Rahul Gandhi is not in the house and his name is visible.
The speaker said, 'Your seat is lying vacant. This (where Suresh was standing and raising his point) is Rahul Gandhi's seat. Rahul Gandhi is on leave today. Therefore (you) go to your seat. ' To this, BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy also requested the speaker to direct the members of the House to speak from their designated seats. He said, 'The whole country is watching us. In such a situation, it is important that our name appears correctly on the TV screen. It is noteworthy that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has not yet appeared in the House in the Winter Session of Parliament started from Monday.
Speaker Om Birla said, 'Rahul Gandhi's question is listed for question hour and if present, I would like to give him a chance.' According to the schedule of the Lok Sabha, the number 28 question was listed in the name of Rahul Gandhi. He was about to ask questions regarding the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana in Kerala. Question number 21 to 25 was discussed on Tuesday during the Question Hour.