Parliament Session 2022: Discussion on inflation in Rajya Sabha

Publish Date: 02 Aug, 2022 |
 

Monsoon session of Parliament continues. Inflation is being discussed in Rajya Sabha. On Monday, the issue of inflation was also discussed in the Lok Sabha. Apart from this, many other issues were discussed in the House. In the Rajya Sabha, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that India had already started preparations ever since the cases of monkeypox started coming to the fore in the world.

Opposition targets the government for inflation

In the discussion where the opposition surrounded the government regarding the rising prices of everyday essential goods, petrol and diesel as well as the retail inflation rate. On behalf of the opposition, Shakti Singh Gohil, E Karim and Derek O'Brien targeted the government. Referring to inflation, Congress MP Gohil mentioned Ravana and Kansa as well as the British.

On behalf of the government, Prakash Javadekar defended inflation. Javadekar said that inflation should be seen in proportion to rising income. Along with this, referring to the welfare schemes of the government, defended the rising prices.

Finance Minister on Inflation

Before this, inflation was discussed in the Lok Sabha on Monday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave a reply on behalf of the government on inflation in the Lok Sabha. He said that during the UPA, inflation in the country was in double digits 9 times. Retail inflation was above 9% for 22 months, while we are trying to bring down inflation below 7%.

Sitharaman said- GST collection is more than 1.4 lakh crore rupees continuously for the last 5 months. Eight infrastructure sectors grew in double digits in June. In June, the core sector registered a growth of 12.7% at an annual rate. The Indian economy is showing very positive signs.

 

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