NEW DELHI: Proceedings at both the houses of the Parliament are stalled until lunch as the opposition demand discussion on allegation or fraud against Adani Group that has been ‘exposed’ by the US short seller Hidenburg’ Reports.
Staging a protest outside parliament, Congress MP KC Venugopal demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the Adani Issue. Following the suspension order issued by opposition the proceeding were halted.
Congress is holding nation wide protests today. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said they will pose three questions a day to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue and “your government cannot hide from saying ‘HAHK’ (Hum Adani Ke Hain Kaun)”.
Earlier, Opposition parties- Congress, DMK, NCP, BRS, JD(U), SP, CPM, CPI, Kerala Congress (Jose Mani), JMM, RLD, RSP, AAP, IUML, RJD and Shiv Sena (Uddhav) held meeting at LoP Mallikarjun Kharge’s Chamber at Parliament Building, New Delhi. They chalked out a strategy to target the government during the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament on Adani-Hindenburg and other issues.
Meanwhile, the stocks of the indebted Adani conglomerate entered third weeek as its flaghip firm suffered a fresh fundraising setback. Stocks of all 10 companies under the title fell in early Mumbai trading on Monday.