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Parliament adjourned till 2pm over Arunachal crisis, other issues


New Delhi: The Lok Sabha continued to witness frequent disruptions during Question Hour on Thursday, as Congress members rushed to the well of the house to register their protest on several issues, including political developments in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Rajya Sabha too witnessed frequent adjournments over several issues, including Arunachal Pradesh. Congress lawmakers trooped into the Well and shouted slogans like “stop the murder of the Constitution in Arunachal Pradesh and dismiss Arunachal Governor.”

As the House met for the day, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan rejected several adjournment motions moved by Congress , TMC, AAP, and others on different issues.

After their rejection, the Congress members trooped into the well and started shouting slogans over Arunachal Pradesh governor issue and rise in excise duties on petroleum products.

However, the House conducted Question Hour amid noisy scenes. AAP Members showed placards in reference to Chandigarh Airport renaming as disrespect to Bhagat Singh. YSR congress MPs also displayed placards demanding special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

Parliament has been adjourned till 2 p.m.

The Winter Session of the Parliament have seen frequent disruption over several issues, even as legislations on Goods and Services Tax bill, Real Estate bill, SC/ST bill, among other important Bills are pending.

The Rajya Sabha has been the worst hit in terms of deliberations, losing several days to disruptions over union minister V K Singh’s Dalit comment, the National Herald case, corruption cases like the Madhya Pradesh Vyapam scam and the alleged atrocities against Dalits in Punjab.(ANI)

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