RS proceedings adjourned for 2nd time amid protest by Cong, Oppn parties over various issues

RS proceedings adjourned for 2nd time amid protest by Cong, Oppn parties over various issues

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm on Monday amid massive sloganeering and protest by Congress and other opposition parties over various issues, including price rise.

When the House reassembled at noon for Question Hour after adjournment during the morning session, opposition parties again started protesting.

Some M.P.s from the opposition benches also came into the Well of the House and shouted slogans.

However, Bhubaneswar Kalita, who was in the chair, went ahead with the Question Hour.

took up several actions took up several steps amid the protest

It was at around 12.40 that the proceedings were again adjourned till 2 pm.

Before adjourning the proceedings, Kalita told protesting members that the opposition leader (Mallikarjun Kharge) had demanded a discussion on the issue of price rise.

He further said the leader of the House (Piyush Goyal) had informed that the discussion would be taken up tomorrow.

Protesting members did not yield to Kalita's request for the order in the House, leading to adjournment.

The House during the morning session, which started at 11 am, was adjourned for a similar reason for about an hour.