Few days back, Food Security Bill passed in Lok Sabha. After prolong discussion, Food Security Bill also passed in Rajya Sabha by voice vote. Corrections proposed by the opposite parties are rejected. Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari announced corrections suggested on behalf of various political are rejected. Food Security Bill has been left to the voice vote and it has been passed.
Central Food Minister K.V Thomas said, while implementing Food Security Bill appropriate action will be taken. He also added, it’s legal right and defects in this bill will be bought to notice and rectified before implementing the bill.
BJP commented that Food Security Bill has been passed by the United Progressive Alliance government only half- heartedly. Speaking to reporters in Parliament House, BJP Party senior leader Venkaiah Naidu says If BJP comes to power all the defects in the Food Security Bill will be corrected.
BJP Venkaiah Naidu also commented, in the year 2009 Congress has promised to pass the bill. But it took four and half year to pass Food Security Bill. He also blamed, as election is coming closer Congress has passed this bill. Though BJP party accepeted the Food Security Bill, Central Government has not taken corretions suggested by BJP party.