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PTI 09 Aug 2018, 03:54 PM India

BJP member Nishikant Dubey today

demanded that the reservation facility should be denied to

tribals after conversion to other religion.

Raising the issue during two-hour long Zero Hour, he said

that the population of Christians has increased in the North

East, Odisha and Chhattisgarh because of conversion.

S R Vijayakumar (AIADMK) demanded that the Centre should

stop Karnataka from constructing a new dam on Cauvery river.

Rajesh Ranjan (expelled RJD member) raised the issue of

inter-linking of rivers in Bihar to save the state from the

disaster of flood and drought.

He also said that construction of dams in certain parts

of the state would help mitigate the risk of flood.

Md Salim (CPI-M) said that 36,000 farmers have committed

suicide in past three years due to financial distress.

He demanded that the Government should waive farm loans

and provide Rs 5,000 pension to old farmers.

Hari Narayan Rajbhar (BJP) demanded setting up of a

Commission for farmers.

Santokh Singh Chaudhary (Congress) demanded that the

Goods and Services Tax (GST) on sports goods should be reduced

to 5 per cent, saying several units in Jalandhar were facing

closure because of high incidence of tax.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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