New Delhi: Bihar government came under attack over reports of "inhuman" treatment meted out to students recently appearing for matric exams in Khagariya town, with an expelled RJD members demanding action.
"How can you make students sit in semi-nude condition and strip them off clothes. This is the most inhuman treatment and worst kind human rights violation," said Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, said comparing the behaviour of the police with the "Taliban" and "Hitler".
Raising the issue during Zero Hour, he wanted the House to adopt a resolution condemning the behaviour. His remarks were strongly contested by RJD leader Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav. TDP's Jayadev Galla wanted sector wise mapping of skilling people.
Pointing to a labour department report, he said there was 14.5 per cent of unemployment among the skilled people and sectors, barring travel operation and health, the employment rate clocked to double digit.
AIADMK MP K Ashok Kumar said the clearance of pulses landing at the Chennai airport, which should take five days as prescribed in the law, takes two weeks. "This is leading to losses," Kumar said.
BJP's Chandra Prakash Joshi demanded that Rajasthani language should be included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution while AIADMK's P Mahendran wanted waver of farm loans.
Keshav Prasad Maurya (BJP) spoke of "anti-national" activities "like JNU" in Allahabad Agricultural Institute and complained about the conduct of the Afghan students studying there.
First Published On : Mar 14, 2016 16:03 IST