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Winter session: Congress demands Modi's apology, disrupts Parl proceedings

Naidu asked them not to create obstruction and allow other members to raise important issues

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Winter session of Parliament to be held from 15 December
Winter session of Parliament

Opposition members today disrupted proceedings in the over the insinuations made by Prime Minister against his predecessor Manmohan Singh. members rushed into the Well of the House demanding an apology from Modi for his remarks made at an election rally that Singh had allegedly colluded with Pakistan to defeat in Gujarat. Chairman M repeatedly reminded members of their conduct and asked them to returned to their seats. However, his pleas went unheeded, forcing him to adjourn the proceedings till 1200 hours. No sooner had the listed papers been tabled, members were up on their feet demanding an explanation from the Prime Minister on his remarks against Singh. Naidu disallowed them. At this point, members rushed to the Well of the House shouting slogans. Naidu asked them not to create obstruction and allow other members to raise important issues. "This is not the way," he said. "This is Parliament.

This is Wrong message is going." Stating that he did not appreciate their behaviour, Naidu said, "Please dont exceed limit. Please go to your seat." With his pleas going unheeded, Naidu adjourned the proceedings till noon.

First Published: Wed, December 20 2017. 13:34 IST
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