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Lok Sabha adjourned till noon as TDP members continue protest

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The was adjourned minutes after it was convened today after protests from members over the issue of budgetary allocation for Andhra Pradesh. straightway took up the Question House as the proceedings commenced.

Soon members of the crowded the Well raising slogans. "This cannot happen everyday," the told the protesting members. However, they did not relent following which the adjourned the House till noon. members say the Union Budget has nothing for the state and have been protesting over it. The NDA ally had yesterday made it clear that it will continue its protest until its demand of special category status to is accorded at the earliest. had yesterday assured the agitating members that the Centre is looking at all issues concerning the state sympathetically and some decision on a special package and revenue deficit will be worked out in the next couple of days. The House will break for a recess today.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 11:35 IST
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