Sachin Tendulkar: Sachin Tendulkar fails to make maiden speech amid uproar | Off the field News
NEW DELHI: Cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday couldn’t make his maiden speech within the Rajya Sabha amid uproar by Congress members over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks in opposition to his predecessor Manmohan Singh and over the 2G spectrum case.
Minutes later, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the Home for the day. Naidu additionally ordered the reside telecast of the proceedings stopped earlier than he adjourned the Home.
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Quickly after the Home met at 2 p.m., Tendulkar rose to talk on the best to play and way forward for sports activities in India as a part of a brief period dialogue. However he couldn’t communicate amid noisy protests by the Congress members.
Naidu urged the Congress members to permit Tendulkar to talk as he was to provide his maiden speech within the Higher Home.
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“An honorable member, who has been awarded Bharat Ratna, needs to talk on an essential problem like sports activities. Let him communicate. All focus ought to be on Sachinji,” Naidu stated.
Actress Jaya Bachchan, a Samajwadi Get together MP, whispered one thing to Tendulkar. She later advised reporters that she advised Tendulkar to take a seat down till the protests subside.
However the Congress members continued with their sloganeering.
“This doesn’t go well with you… nothing goes to occur… You do not have sportsman spirit,” Naidu stated.
Later, a Congress MP who didn’t want to be named stated there was no motive for them to cease their protests over the aspersions solid on the integrity of a former Prime Minister for a member who seldom involves the Home.