Tendulkar's leave application a big issue because he is a celebrity: Rajiv Shukla
Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Rajiv Shukla has said that Sachin Tendulkar's application for leave from attending the budget session of parlaiment has become a big issue because he is a celebrity.
Shukla said, "Any member can write to the chair and ask for leave by giving proper reasons. Sachin has also sent a letter because of his commercial preoccupations and family problems, and the leave has been granted (by the Rajya Sabha Chairman) despite opposition by some members."
According to Shukla, such leaves have been granted to a lot of members who are not attending the session.
He said, "The problem is that there are a lot of members who are not attending the session, but nobody is raising their issue because they are not celebrities."
There was an uproar in Rajya Sabha today over the application by Sachin Tendulkar asking for leave citing personal and professional reasons.
(Posted on 11-08-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
MORE MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS:
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS: