LS Ethics panel to meet Thursday to adopt report on cash-for-query allegation against Mahua Moitra | India News

NEW DELHI: The Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha will meet on Thursday to undertake a draft report on the cash-for-query allegation in opposition to Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra.
BJP MP Nishikant Dubey had approached Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in opposition to Moitra, accusing her of asking questions in Lok Sabha to focus on the Adani Group on the behest of businessman Darshan Hiranandani in trade for items.
The 15-member committee has seven members from the BJP, three from the Congress, and one every from BSP, Shiv Sena, YSRCP, CPI(M) and JDU.
The committee is prone to take a grim view of the costs in opposition to Moitra, extra so after she accused its chief Vinod Kumar Sonkar of asking filthy and private inquiries to her within the final assembly earlier than strolling out in a rage together with opposition members.
There are indications that the committee could make a suggestion in opposition to Moitra in its report back to Speaker Birla amid a chance of dissent notes from opposition members.
To date, the draft report has not been circulated to the members of the committee, sources within the opposition stated.
Congress sources stated its members N Uttam Kumar Reddy and V Vaithilingam will submit dissent notes. BSP member Kunwar Danish Ali can be set to submit his dissent word.
All 5 opposition members who attended the November 2 assembly walked out of the proceedings, alleging that Sonkar requested private and indecent inquiries to her relating to her travels, lodge keep and phone calls.
In a associated however separate growth, Dubey on Wednesday stated the Lokpal has ordered a CBI probe in opposition to Moitra on his criticism of alleged corruption by her.
Hitting again, Moitra stated the CBI must first file an FIR on Rs 13,000 crore Adani coal “rip-off”.
“Nationwide safety situation is how dodgy overseas portfolio investor (FPI) owned (inc Chinese language & UAE ) Adani corporations shopping for Indian ports & airports … Then CBI welcome to come back, depend my footwear,” she posted on X.
The ethics panel was scheduled to satisfy on Tuesday to think about and undertake its draft report however the assembly was rescheduled for Thursday.
On Tuesday, Moitra had claimed that the assembly was postponed to maintain a Congress member away from the proceedings and undertake the report by a majority, prompting a pointy retort from Dubey.
Moitra claimed that no draft report of the committee was circulated to the members and that the BJP leaders have been reaching out to allies to make sure their attendance to undertake the report by majority.
Dubey took a dig on the Trinamool Congress MP contending that it was her responsible conscience that was main her to fret concerning the proceedings of the parliamentary panel.

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