Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the efficiency of the Rajya Sabha by 70 percent due to the able leadership of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s term ends on Wednesday (Aug 10). Jagdeep Dhank, who has been selected as the next Vice President, will take office on August 11.
In this case, a courtesy program for the Vice President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Venkaiah Naidu was held at the Rajya Sabha on Monday. Many leaders irrespective of party shared their memories about Venkaiah Naidu. Rajya Sabha MPs also praised his merits.
Then Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: When Venkaiah Naidu acted as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha during the last 5 years, he improved the functioning of the Rajya Sabha. Under his leadership the House’s efficiency increased by 70 percent; They have also increased membership attendance.
Insights: During the 5 years of Venkaiah Naidu’s presidency, 177 bills have been debated or approved in the Rajya Sabha. His monologues are thought provoking. It is also worth noting that no one can refute his speech.
Venkaiah’s experience and guidance would have benefited many MPs. At the same time, he scolded some MPs. But, I hope MPs will not take it seriously.
Maturity of democracy: Venkaiah Naidu has said that it is a shame to freeze the House beyond a certain limit. The maturity of democracy can be seen in his principles. Venkaiah Naidu will continue to inspire. Improved efficiency of the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, increased use of IT facilities and promotion of paperless work will enhance the future functioning of the Rajya Sabha.
Importance of mother tongue: Rajya Sabha reaches new heights under Venkaiah’s leadership. He is very interested in Indian languages. The manner in which he led them reveals this. He always encouraged their members to speak in their mother tongue. 25 percent of the programs he participated in as the Vice President of the Republic were related to the youth. He gave importance to the development of youth.
Special Independence Day Celebration: This year’s Independence Day celebration is going to be special. The President, Vice President, Lok Sabha Speaker and Prime Minister of the country were all born after the independence of the country. It is also special that everyone has a simple background, said Prime Minister Modi.
Must be encouraged: Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge said, ‘I have known Venkaiah Naidu for 40 years. He has brought various changes in Rajya Sabha. He has performed well under extreme work pressure. He often said that a politician never retires or gets tired. He should continue to encourage the youth by getting more involved in public life,’ he said.
There is no division: DMK MP. Trichy Siva said, ‘Farewell to the Speaker is done only because it is a mandatory event. Otherwise there is no separation from Him. He acted like a lion in keeping the MPs under control.
Only the Rajya Sabha can speak in all 22 languages mentioned in the constitutional schedule. It is only possible by the Speaker. His life experiences should be published as autobiography. It will be a contribution to the development of the country,’ he said.
Dazzled Venkaiah: Trinamool Congress MP Speaking to Derek O’Brien, Venkaiah recounted the loss of his mother in his childhood. Then Venkaiah Naidu was shocked.
Vijay Sai Reddy of YSR Congress, Sasmit Patra of Biju Janata Dal, Ramgopal Yadav of Samajwadi, Sanjay Singh of AAP, Marxist M.P. John Brittas, Indian Communist MP Vinay Viswam and others also praised Venkaiah Naidu.
Lok Sabha Speaker meets in person: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla met Venkaiah Naidu who is about to retire.
Never wanted to be President: Venkaiah Naidu
Venkaiah Naidu speaking at the divisive program said, ‘I never wanted to be the President of the country. It is not going to turn against the government anymore. At the same time, it is not going to be paralyzed at home. I will keep in touch with people. I will not get involved in politics. We are not enemies; Competitors.
Rajya Sabha has a huge responsibility. People want to have a discussion there. They never like Amali. From students to villagers, all parties have started watching the parliamentary proceedings. Therefore, I want the Parliament to function properly,’ he said.