Protests in RS over T Bill, papers snatched from Secy Gen

Protests in RS over T Bill,  papers snatched from Secy Gen - Sakshi Post

New Delhi,  Noisy protests erupted in Rajya Sabha today with members opposed to division of Andhra Pradesh trooping into the Well. A Seemandhra MP snatched papers from Secretary General Shumsher K Sheriff forcing two adjournments in the pre-lunch sitting.

Samajwadi Party MPs were also in the Well seeking a resolution to condemn the black out of Lok Sabha proceedings during the passage the controversial Telangana bill.

Raising the issue, Naresh Agrawal (SP) alleged that the manner in which the Telangana bill was passed in Lok Sabha yesterday, it seemed democracy was murdered.

Security staff of Parliament rushed to the aid of the Secretary General.   Amid din, the House was adjourned till 2 PM.

Similar scenes were witnessed earlier when the House met in the morning, leading to its adjournment till noon.

Samajwadi Party MPs wanted to take up a resolution condemning black out of proceedings of Lok Sabha. Please adhere to procedure. Please do not discuss the other House here, Chairman Hamid Ansari ruled.


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