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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day; PNB scam rocks Parliament

K.R.Srivats New Delhi | Updated on March 05, 2018 Published on March 05, 2018

Opposition MPs -- especially Congress -- targeted the Government for the PNB scam, while the TDP members of Parliament protested over 'special category status' to Andhra Pradesh.   -  PTI

TDP protests over 'special category status' to AP disturb proceedings

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day soon after the Lower House assembled at noon on Monday.
 

Continued protests by the Opposition members with many walking up to the Speaker's chair shouting for justice prompted her to adjourn the House proceedings for the day.
 

It may be recalled that the Lok Sabha proceedings were disturbed earlier in the day after MPs shouted slogans against the PNB scam. TDP MPs also demanded "special category status" for Andhra Pradesh.
 

Opposition MPs -- especially Congress -- targeted the Government for the PNB scam, while the TDP members of Parliament protested over 'special category status' to Andhra Pradesh.

PNB scam also echoed in the Rajya Sabha with the Opposition MPs disrupting the proceedings over the Rs 12,700-crore fraud perpetrated by Nirav Modi on the public sector bank.

Srivats.kr@thehindu.co.in

Published on March 05, 2018

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