Deadlock continues in Parliament, both houses adjourned till Monday

New Delhi: Both Houses of parliament have been adjourned till Monday amid uproar over the issues of Rahul Gandhi’s remarks in the United Kingdom and the Adani issue.

The stalemate continued for the fifth consecutive day on Friday, as opposition and treasury benches stuck to their demands

The BJP MPs demanded a public apology from Gandhi over his remarks on Indian democracy while the Congress called for a Joint Parliamentary Committee JPC probe into the Adani case.

In the Lok Sabha, when the House met the treasury bench members started sloganeering demanding Rahul Gandhi’s apology while members from Congress, DMK and others were in the well demanding Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the Adani Group matter.

TMC, NCP and other opposition party members were on their feet.

Amidst uproar, Speaker Om Birla kept waiting for order in the House, but agitating members continued with their protest.

Birla asked them to allow the House to function, highlighting that they have not been sent here for sloganeering.

Amid the pandemonium in the House, Lok Sabha Speaker Birla adjourned the house for the day.

In the Rajya Sabha, when the House assembled for the day, Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar disallowed the adjournment notices given by the opposition party members over the Adani Group matter.

Afterwards, Congress, AAP and other members trooped into the well raising the demand to constitute JPC on the issue.

Other opposition party members including TMC, DMK and Left were on their feet. Treasury bench members also countered the opposition parties by reiterating their demand for Gandhi’s apology. In view of the noisy scene, the House was adjourned for the day.


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