Congress Leader Apologizes For "Rashtrapatni" Remark For Prez Murmu
Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury tendered an apology to President Droupadi Murmu over his "Rashtrapatni" remark. Notably, the remark created a political storm, leading to the criticism from the BJP-led Central Government, especially from Minister Smriti Irani. "...I assure you that it was a slip of the tongue. I apologise and request you to accept the same," said Aadhir Ranjan Chowdhury, who referred to President Murmu as "Rashtrapatni".… read-more
Tags: President Draupadi Murmu, Rashtrapatni, BJP, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, apology
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Smriti Irani Meets Prez Draupadi Over Rashtrapatni Remark
Union Minister Smriti Irani met President Droupadi Murmu in Delhi, on July 29. The meeting was in view of the recent controversial remark "Rashtrapatni" of Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury against President Murmu. The BJP demanded an apology and criticised the Indian National Congress, leading to the adjournment of parliament houses. "Had the privilege of calling upon the Honourable President of India Droupadi Murmu Ji along with MOS," tweeted Irani.… read-more
Tags: smriti irani, President of India, draupadi murmu, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Delhi-NCR
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Don't Take Opposition Space, Urges Congress Adhir Ranjan To PM Modi
Congress Lok Sabha member Adhir Ranja Chowdhury raised serious concern over the recent manhandling of the Delhi Police, and the treatment to Congress MLCs, MPs and MLAs. In a letter to PM Narendra Modi, Chowdhury questioned the forceful entering of police into the AICC office and disturbing their peaceful protest against the ED's questioning of Rahul Gandhi. He also questioned democracy rights, and demanded due respect and space for… read-more
Tags: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress, Rahul Gandhi, PM Narendra Modi, Delhi Police
Cracks In Buildings Of Bowbazar Area: Adhir Chowdhury Writes To URM
Congress Lok Sabha Leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury wrote a letter to Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw about the plight of the people of Bowbazar, Kolkata after cracks developed in buildings due to Metro-Rail Construction. People of the Bowbazar area are Shuddering with fear of collapsing their houses which happened earlier also. Chowdhury requested URM to pay attention to the situation, understand the gravity of the danger and do the… read-more
Tags: Kolkata, Bowbazar area, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Union Railway Minister, Kolkata Metro Rail
Congress MP Demands 2 Attempts For Civil Services Aspirants, Writes To PM
Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, on December 17, wrote a letter to PM Narendra Modi. Ranjan urged the Central Government to allow two attempts and age relaxation for aspirants in civil services and other central examination for 2020-2021, amid COVID-19 pandemic. "Insufficient reading material, requisite internet connectivity and lack of power supply and a conducive atmosphere for study in villages and small cities, their preparation got… read-more
Tags: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress, PM Modi, Covid-19, Civilians-Injured
Centernary Celebration Of PAC To Be Held Dec 4-5: Adhir Rajan Chowdhury
Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Congress Lok Sabha MP Adhir Rajan Choudhury said on December 3 that the centenary celebration of PAC is scheduled on December 4-5. The celebration is scheduled to be held between December 4 to 5. Reportedly, 52 nations, including Pakistan, were invited to the celebration. "We invited PM Narendra Modi for the event, We're yet to hear from his office," Choudhury added.
Tags: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, PAC, Pakistan, Congress Party, lok sabha
BJP Snatching Rights Of Opposition, Public: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary accused the BJP government of snatching the opposition and general people's rights on December 3. His remark came during the protest of opposition party MPs who're protesting the revocation of the suspended 12 Rajya Sabha members near Mahatma Gandhi statue inside Parliament premises. The suspended MPs include six from Congress, two each from TMC and Shiv Sena, and one each from CPI and CPM.
Tags: Congress Party, BJP, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, lok sabha, mahatma gandhi statue
Sonia Gandhi Likely To Be The New Lok Sabha Party Leader
With the Parliament's monsoon session two weeks away, Congress President Sonia Gandhi will presumably replace Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as the Lok Sabha's party leader. Chowdhury, a Member of Parliament from Berhampore, was the face of the campaign in WB and the state party unit's chief. The move to remove Chowdhury is likely an attempt to bridge the gap with TMC and organize a joint campaign against the BJP government.
Tags: Sonia Gandhi, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress Party, lok sabha, TMC
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Delhi Police Detains Priyanka Gandhi; Rahul Says 'No Democracy'
The Delhi Police have detained Priyanka Gandhi and other Congress leaders who were accompanying Rahul Gandhi to meet President Ram Nath Kovind. Reportedly, the police had allowed Rahul, Gulam Nabi Azad and Adhir Chowdhury to meet President with two crore signatures against the contentious farm laws. After the meeting the President, Rahul said, “There is no democracy in India, it is only in imagination, not in reality.”
Tags: Farm Laws, Congress Party, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Ram Nath Kovind, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Courtesy: India Today
Saradha Group Owner Accuses Leaders From INC, CPM, TMC & BJP Of Scam
In a letter written to the PM and Delhi CM on December 5, Saradha Group owner Sudipta Sen has sought a probe on five politicians for allegedly swindling "huge amounts of money" from him. Reportedly, Sudipta has mentioned Mukul Roy (BJP), Adhir Chowdhury (INC), Suvendu Adhikari (TMC), Biman Bose and Sujan Chakraborty (CPI-M) in the letter. However, West Bengal MLA Sujan has claimed an "ulterior motive" behind the letter.
Tags: Saradha Scam, Sudipta Sen, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Mukul Roy, Suvendu Adhikari, TMC, BJP, Congress
Courtesy: The Times of India