BJP MPs To Push Population Control Bills In Parliament This Session

BJP MPs To Push Population Control Bills In Parliament This Session

The payments will comply with related measures launched in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh and Assam. (File)

Several BJP members are prepping to push for a nationwide inhabitants management regulation by means of personal members’ Bills within the monsoon session of parliament starting subsequent week.

Sources say the Bills, which comply with related measures launched in BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh and Assam – could also be taken up on this session.

BJP MPs like Rakesh Sinha and Anil Aggarwal are amongst those that have put in discover to desk Bills associated to inhabitants management.

One of them might be taken up within the Rajya Sabha on August 6, say sources.

These efforts have been revealed shut after the Uttar Pradesh authorities introduced a draft regulation for inhabitants management on Saturday.

The Bill says that those that have greater than two kids shouldn’t be granted any particular concessions or advantages and must be barred from utilizing official perks.

It additionally seeks to ban individuals with greater than two kids from contesting native physique elections, making use of for presidency jobs and receiving any form of authorities subsidy.

UP’s draft Bill additionally bans promotions in authorities jobs for individuals who have greater than two kids and offers incentives to these with one or two kids however no more.

Opposition events have accused the BJP authorities of making an attempt to stir an issue forward of the UP election subsequent yr. The Congress calls it “political agenda”. The Samajwadi Party says it is the “murder of democracy” and a few of its MPs allege that it’s a conspiracy towards Muslims.

In Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has urged Muslims to cooperate in bringing down the inhabitants. He has additionally teased a “big announcement” on voluntary sterilisation and different inhabitants management measures within the meeting session beginning this week.

BJP sources hyperlink these measures to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech on August 15, 2019, during which he expressed concern over inhabitants explosion within the nation. “India was the first country in the world to adopt family planning, a program for which was formed in 1949. The first family planning program was launched in 1952. In 1977, the government had formed a new population policy. People were given the option to accept it voluntarily. Now we are seeing that by 2024-25, India will leave China behind in terms of population. India’s population is 135 crore, while that of China is 142 crore. In terms of population, India will leave China behind in just a few years,” he had stated.

A personal member’s Bill is launched by MPs and never the federal government, and principally serves to attract consideration to any topic which will want laws.

The BJP doesn’t have a majority within the Rajya Sabha, which implies any MP has to depend on pleasant events to assist go a Bill.

In India, solely 14 personal members’ Bills have turn into regulation and after 1970, no such Bill has made it.


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