Parliament Budget session: Opposition uproar over PNB fraud, special status for AP forces adjournments in both Houses

The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned on Monday morning for an hour as parties continued their protests over various issues. After a few minutes of discussion, it was adjourned for the day as noisy protests by members over various issues continued.

Monday was the sixth consecutive day when the House witnessed bedlam. The first week of the second part of the Budget session which began on 5 March had been a virtual washout.

File image of the Parliament. PTI

File image of the Parliament. PTI

The Question Hour had became a casualty once again as members from the TDP, TRS and AIADMK stormed the Well raising slogans. Members of the Congress were also on their feet. The House had been adjourned till 12 noon by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan within a few minutes of start of proceedings.

The Lok Sabha had been witnessing similar scenes since 5 March with parties raising a host of issues such as PNB fraud, special status for Andhra Pradesh, enhanced quota for Telangana and constitution of the Cauvery river board to settle Tamil Nadu's water dispute with neighbours.

The Rajya Sabha too was adjourned till Tuesday due to uproar by the Opposition.

With inputs from PTI

Published Date: Mar 12, 2018 12:09 PM | Updated Date: Mar 12, 2018 14:17 PM

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