Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Vice-President Dr Hamid Ansari
11 August, 2017, 00:15 | Author: Ora Austin
Earlier in the day, BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi told ANI that there is no better country than India for Muslims and Ansari should check the facts as in which government Muslims felt more insecure.
Responding to a question on comments made by some BJP leaders related to minorities, he said he would not talk about political people or political parties.
In his interview, Ansari said that he shared his apprehensions to the Prime Minister and other cabinet ministers, but refused to divulge details of their interaction on the plank that "what passes between the vice president and the Prime Minister in the nature of things must remain in the domain of privileged conversation".
Asked specifically about his speech on Sunday in which he spoke about a nationalism with cultural commitments at its core being perceived as the most conservative and illiberal form of nationalism, and whether the remark was about the mood of the country in 2017, he replied: "Oh, absolutely".
The Rajya Sabha on Thursday bid farewell to the outgoing Vice President of India.
Naidu took on Ansari and rejected the latter's claim as politically motivated.
He said Mr. Ansari came from a family that had been in public life for over 100 years, with a long association with the Congress and an active participation in the Khilafat movement.
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Paresh Rawal today fired a sardonic salvo at outgoing Vice-President Hamid Ansari over his remarks about Muslims of the country.
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"I am an Indian and that is it". That's all. I mean a marriage has to be recognised on certain occasions by the system of the state. The former diplomat said he fervently hoped that all sections of the House would seek to achieve this laudable objective. "The religious requirement is crystal clear, emphatic, there are no two views about it, but patriarchy, social customs have all crept into it to create a situation which is highly undesirable", he said.
Ansari chaired the House on the last day of his second term, and members cutting across party lines praised how he conducted the Rajya Sabha for a decade, upholding constitutional and parliamentary values. "And it has to be addressed politically".
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