Lok Sabha adjourned for the day due to continued Opposition uproar over note ban

Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday after the opposition continued its protest demanding discussion on the demonetisation issue under an adjournment motion.

PTI November 24, 2016 14:17:56 IST
Lok Sabha adjourned for the day due to continued Opposition uproar over note ban

New Delhi: Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday after the opposition continued its protest demanding discussion on the demonetisation issue under an adjournment motion.

As the Lower House met at noon after an adjournment, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan warned SP member Akshay Yadav, who had earlier torn some papers next to the chair of the Secretary General and thrown it across.

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day due to continued Opposition uproar over note ban

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After this, she allowed members to lay listed papers on the table. She also rejected several adjournment notices given by members including Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Dushyant Chautala and Dharmendra Yadav.

As several members from Congress, TMC and SP trooped into the Well raising anti-government slogans, Mahajan adjourned the House for the day.

Earlier, the Lok Sabha was adjourned for nearly an hour soon after it met for the day as a determined opposition pitched for discussing the demonetisation issue under adjournment motion.

It was pandemonium from the word go as high drama was witnessed when Akshay Yadav tore some papers in the Well and flung it across, as several members of Congress, TMC and SP rushed into the Well raising anti-government slogans.

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