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Opposition parties to boycott Parliament; monsoon session may end on Wed

Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said all opposition parties are boycotting Parliament in solidarity with the Rajya Sabha members who were suspended on Monday

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
Various Opposition parties, including the Congress, on Tuesday boycotted Lok Sabha in solidarity with the eight Rajya Sabha members who were suspended for unruly behaviour.

Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said all opposition parties are boycotting Parliament in solidarity with the Rajya Sabha members who were suspended on Monday. “You have compelled us to do so,” he said.

Tea time

The suspended parliamentarians, who spent the night on the lawns near Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in what several old-timers said was the first such, got a surprise visitor in the morning — Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh who came with tea

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First Published: Sep 23 2020 | 12:20 AM IST

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