P Chidambaram – Former Union Finance Minister:
- Owing to the stubborn refusal of the government to discuss matters raised by the Opposition (Pegasus, Farm Laws), Parliament is deadlocked — and diminished
- Owing to the refusal of the BJP members to sign the attendance sheet, a Parliamentary Committee has been stymied — and diminished, and perhaps on the way to be disbanded
- What will be celebrated on August 15? A diminished democracy?