BJP, Congress issues whip to party MPs to be present at RS on Friday


New Delhi: BJP has issued a notice to all its members in the Rajya Sabha asking them to be present at the house on Friday. The Notice was issued on Friday according to the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry.

The NDA MPs had demanded an action against the MPs causing disruptions to Chairman Md Hamid Ansari as congress continued with their protests in the Rajya Sabha.

Congress also issued a whip to its Rajya Sabha members amidst a view in the party that government may try to push through some legislative measures. Satyavrat Chaturvedi, Congress's chief whip in Rajya Sabha, said, “We have issued a whip and asked all the members to be present tomorrow. There is already a clash between the government and the opposition; we want to be in our full strength even on Friday, which is normally a day for Private Member Bills.”