New Delhi: As Rajya Sabha gears up to vote on The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023 on Monday, 7 August, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made a rare appearance in the wheelchair to the upper house.
The picture of 80-year-old Dr. Manmohan Singh arriving in the Rajya Sabha immediately went viral on social media as many internet users expressed their emotion. Check the pictures and reaction to it.
About the NCT Amendment Bill 2023:
The empowers the Central Government to make rules in connection with the affairs of the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, including the functions, terms and other conditions of service of officers and employees.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah moved the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023, for passage in the House after opposition members moved a resolution disapproving the ordinance brought by the government in May, this year. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha last week.
About Dr. Manmohan Singh
Dr. Manmohan Singh has served the country as 13th Prime Minister from 2004 to 2014. He is also the third longest-serving prime minister after Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. He also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-eleced after completing a full five-year term.