Both Question Hour and Zero Hour could not be taken up as scores of members from the TDP, Congress, AIADMK, TRS and Trinamool Congress trooped into the Well.
With the Opposition parties refusing to return to their seats, the Speaker adjourned the House for almost one hour till 12 noon.
The Lok Sabha has failed to transact substantial business on account of frequent disruptions since March 5 when the second leg of the Budget Session of Parliament commenced. However, the members in the Well, including those from TDP and AIADMK, continued to raise slogans and displaying placards.
After both Houses were adjourned, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar requested the Congress and other parties to let the Parliament function and hold constructive discussions.
In the Rajya Sabha, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said the government has agreed for a discussion on the bank fraud case under rule 176, but the Trinamool Congress and other parties wanted the debate under a rule (rule 168/169) that entails voting.Читайте также: Baystate Wealth Management LLC Purchases 300 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, party chief Amit Shah and veteran leader L.K. Advani were present at the meeting.
"It seems (Congress leaders) Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi don't believe in democracy".
"We will wait to see whether the opposition decides against or for undertaking legislative business in Parliament".
Meanwhile, YSR Congress Party and Telugu Desam Party MPs are protesting in the Parliament complex over the same issue.
"They (the government) are finding excuses to avoid discussing the Nirav Modi and PNB scandal", he said. "If they decide against it, we will have to pass the finance bill amid the uproar", a senior party leader said.
If the government is trying to reach out to the opposition parties in any manner, they are neither talking about it nor is any move visible.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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