<b>XII LOK SABHA DEBATES, <i> Session I </i> </b>
XII LOK SABHA DEBATES, Session I Wednesday , March 25,1998 / Chaitra 4, 1920 (Saka)

Title: Nominated members Lt.Gen. (Retd.) N. Foley and Dr. (Mrs.) Beatrix D. Souza took the oath in the House. TEXT : The Lok Sabha met at Fifteen Minutes Past Twelve of the Clock


MR. SPEAKER: Secretary-General may call out the names of the Members who have not yet taken the Oath or made the Affirmation.

Lt. Gen. (Retd.) N. Foley (Nominated)

Dr. (Mrs.) Beatrix D'Souza (Nominated)


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SHRI SUDIP BANDYOPADHYAY (CALCUTTA NORTH WEST): Sir, more than 105 people died in West Bengal and Orissa due to tornado. That is dangerous. ...(Interruptions)

MR. SPEAKER : Secretary-General to lay on the Table a copy of the President's Address.

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MR. SPEAKER : President's Address.

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MR. SPEAKER : Introduction of Ministers by Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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MR. SPEAKER : I am coming to that.

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MR. SPEAKER : I am coming to the next item.

SHRI BASUDEB ACHARIA (BANKURA): It is after the obituary reference.

SHRI E. AHAMED (MANJERI): Obituary reference has to be taken first. (Interruptions)

PROF. P.J. KURIEN (MAVELIKARA): Mr. Speaker, Sir, the first item was obituary reference. How can we deviate from that? (Interruptions)

SHRI SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY (MADURAI): Mr. Speaker, Sir, there are points of order also after the obituary references.

SHRI BASUDEB ACHARIA : There should be an obituary reference to the people who died because of tornado. Sir, that should also be done here.

SHRI SOMNATH CHATTERJEE (BOLPUR): They have died yesterday..(Interruptions)

SHRI SUDIP BANDYOPADHYAY : More than 105 people have died in West Bengal and Orissa.

SHRI BASUDEB ACHARIA: More than 105 people have died. ... (Interruptions)

MR. SPEAKER : Silence please.