Ten opposition parties are preparing to come together in the Lok Sabha to discuss the Pegasus spyware issue.
Leaders of ten opposition parties met on Tuesday to coordinate on the floor as the stalemate continued till the second week of the rainy session of Parliament. They have decided to move forward with a joint tahkub in the Lok Sabha for discussion Pegasus Snooping Issue.
Ten leaders of the opposition will jointly sign the notice. Congress chief whip K. Suresh has been tasked with co-ordinating the opposition, sources told India Today
The meeting on Tuesday was attended by Rahul Gandhi and Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary (Congress), Supriya Sule (NCP), Arvind Sawant (Shiv Sena), ET Mohammad Bashir (IUML), Hasnain Masoodi (National Conference), Kanimozhi and TR Balu (DMK). ), NK Premachandran (RSP), Riteish Pandey (BSP) and members of CPI (M) and Kerala Congress.
However, the Bahujan Samaj Party has not yet committed to the Pegasus Tahkub notice as the All India Trinamool Congress also disappeared from Tuesday’s meeting.
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On Tuesday, seven opposition MPs wrote a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind urging him to intervene “to uphold the dignity of the Indian Constitution and parliamentary rules and procedures”.
Opposition parties have stated they will not run in the by-elections, but will seek to have the Pegasus issue discussed with the president. He requested the President to direct the government to hold discussions with him in the monsoon session.
Opposition leaders are targeting the Center He alleges that since the start of the monsoon season, Pegasus spyware has been used to hack the phones of many prominent Indian journalists and politicians. The Center has consistently rejected the issue.