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Ruckus continues, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The continued to witness uproarious scenes over various issues on Friday, including the demand for special status for and the PNB scam, forcing the to adjourn it for the day.

As soon as the house reassembled at 2.30 p.m. after an adjournment, Congress, and members trooped near the Chairman's podium and started sloganeering.

Deputy urged the protesting members to allow him to conduct private members' business but the opposition remained on their feet.

member Pramod Tiwary was heard saying something about the fraud and demanding the Centre's response on the issue.

members held placards in support of their demand for special status for while members from raked up the Cauvery water issue.

Amid the sloganeering, Kurien adjourned the house till Monday morning.

Earlier, agitating members forced to adjourn the proceedings till 2.30 p.m.

As soon as Naidu called for Zero Hour after conducting the listed business, the and members were on their feet. They trooped near the Chair's podium and started shouting.

Naidu urged them to return to their seats, and said a week has already been wasted due to the protests.

But the agitating members did not relent. Amid the chaos, the adjourned the house till 2.30 p.m.



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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 15:18 IST