Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm after Opposition ruckus over fuel prices

Both the Houses of Parliament adjourned till 12 Noon following opposition uproar over the issue of price rise of petrol, diesel and LPG. In the Lok Sabha, when the House met for the day, members from Congress, Left, DMK, NCP, Shiv Sena and others trooped into the well raising slogans against the government. Speaker Om Birla repeatedly urged the agitating members to go back to their seats and allow the House to take up question hour. He said, question hour is very important as members raise problems in their respective areas. Amid noisy scenes, he tried to run the question hour but in vain. As the pandemonium continued, he adjourned the House till 12 Noon.

In the Rajya Sabha also, opposition parties had given the adjournment notices over the issue which was rejected by the Chair. Following this, Congress members came into the well and raised slogans against the government. Deputy Chairman Harivansh said that the members can raise this issue during discussion on listed business. Amid uproar, Mr. Harivansh tried to run the Zero Hour. As the noisy scene continued, the House was adjourned till 12 Noon.

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