Lok Sabha adjourned as the opposition continues protest over PNB scam and more

Congress and Trinamool Congress continued to protest over the Rs 12,600 crore PNB fraud and demanded a response from PM Narendra Modi.

Published: 06th March 2018 12:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th March 2018 01:22 PM   |  A+A-

More than political and other considerations, it is the commonality between the two societies and depth and nature of their people-to-people contacts which provide a platform for the sustained growth of friendship and partnership, Maajan said.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. (PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned for an hour on Tuesday amid vociferous protests by various parties, including NDA ally Shiv Sena over a variety of issues including special status for Andhra Pradesh.

As soon as the House met for the day, members of various opposition parties rushed to the Well holding placards and shouting slogans.

Congress and the Trinamool Congress continued their protests over the Rs 12,600 crore PNB fraud, thus demanding a response from PM Narendra Modi.

Shiv Sena members were also seen holding placards demanding 'classical language' status for Marathi.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan took up the Question Hour, but amid bedlam, she adjourned the proceedings till 12 noon.

Wearing robes representing their party colours, members from AIADMK, TRS, TDP and the Shiv Sena were seen in the Well holding placards.

Several BJP members were seen wearing robes from northeastern states.

Congress members were also seen raising slogans which could not be heard in the din.

While the AIADMK was demanding the creation of the Cauvery river board to settle the water sharing issue, the TRS was demanding a hike in Telangana's quota.

The TDP was demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.