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LOK SABHA DEBATES

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Monday, April 20, 1992/Chaitra 31,1914 (Saka)

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The Lok Sabha me at Eleven of the Clock

[MR.SPEAKER in the Chair]

[English]

SHRI BASUDEB ACHARIA(Bankura): Mr. Speaker, Sir, during the recess of the House, the Governor of Nagaland has been removed. There is a development in Nagaland.The Governor has been removed.

[Translation]

SHRI GEORGE FERNADES (Muzaffarpur):Mr.Speaker Sir,I have given the Notice that the question hour should be suspended and ..(Interruptions)

[English]

MR. SPEAKER: Now, lot me make the Obituary Reference first.

OBITUARY REFERENCE

11.01 hrs.

[English]

MR. SPEAKER: Hon. Members, I have to inform the House of the sad demise of one of our former colleagues, Shri Kalluri Chandramouli.

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Shri Chandramouli was a Member of the Constituent Assembly reporesenting Madras Presidency during 1946-48. He had also been a Member of ",he Legislative Assembly of composite State of Madras in 1937 and 1946.

Shri Chandramouli was a veteran freedom fighter. He actively participated in the Salt Satyagraha and Civil Disobedience Movement.

As an able administrator, he served the then State of Madras and also the State of Andhra Pradesh and as a Minister held several imporant portfolios.

Shri Chandramouli was an active worker.

Shri Kalluri Chandramouli passed away on 21st of January, 1992 in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh at the age of 93 years.

We deeply mourn the loss of this friend. The House will join me in conveying our condolences to the bereaved family.

The Members may now stand in silence for a short while as a mark of respect to the -deceased.

The Members then stood in silence for a short while

SHRI BASU DEB ACHARIA (Bankura) Sir,As I told earlier,the Governor of Nagaland has been removed. Of course, tomorrow we will be discussing it. Government will be moving a Motion on Nagaland. But, in the mean time, the Governor has been removed from office. This is a voplation of the Constitution. He acted according to the Constitu- tion. But the Governor of Nagaland was punished.

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THE MINISTER OF STATE OF THE MINISTRY Of INFROMATION AND BORADCASTING (SHRIAJITPANJA). what is surprising in it there?

SHRI BASU DEB ACHARIA is it not surprising ? Do you not say that?

[Translation]

SHRI GEORGE FERNANDES (Muzaffarpur): Mr. Speaker, Sir, I have given you due notice that Memerica has put pressure on Russia not to trasfer the rocket technology.

AN HON. MEMBER: It is the question hour.

SHRI GEORGE FERNADES: Yes, I want the question hour to be

suspended because a dangerous situation has come up before the country about which we already knoew that it would definitely come up. When any country surrenders to America, America can go to any extent in dealing with that country. We have got two fresh examples before us Cuba has been the oldest friend of ours but,we are unable to send 10 thousand tonnes of rice to it America tells Russia that it they trasfer rocket technology to India then. (Interruptions). This matter is linked with the security of our country. Those who are shorting, will never realize the gravity of the situation. What can be a more important matter for the country than this one? (Interruptions) [English]

SHRI SRIKANTA JENA (Cuttack): Let the Question Hour be suspended and it should be discussed.

(Interruptions)

SHRI BASU DEB ACHARIA: They are compromising the sovereignty of the country. (Interruptions)

MR. SPEAKER: I have received a notice. I think, that the Members think that this

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matter is very important. If they want it, certainly it can be discussed immediately after the Question Hour is over. Moreiover, we are going to discuss the Demands of the External Affairs Ministry in the afternoon.

SHRI BASU DEB ACHARIA: Do not mix up that, Sir.

MR. SPEAKER: There would be an opportunity for other Members also who want to participate In It while discussing this.Otherwise, the right of the private Members to ask a quuestion will be denied. In view of that, we will continue with the Question Hour.

(Interruptions)

SHRI INDER JIT (Darjeeling): Sir, the official spokesman has already denied that. There is no truth in it. (interruptions) SHRI BASU DEB ACHARIA: After the Question Hour, let there be a discussion on it. It should be discussed under the Adjournment Motion.

(Interruptions)

SHRI LOKANATH CHOUDHURY (Jagatsingpur): The USA is pressuring other countries..

MR. SPEAKER: I have gone to the questions.


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