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Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The was disrupted once again on Thursday amid continuing protests by the opposition over the Rs 12,600 crore (PNB) fraud and other issues, forcing Sumitra to adjourn the House till 12 noon soon after it met.

wished the members and the citizens on The members were on their seats at this point as the read out her message.

However, soon after, members from different parties once again trooped near the Speaker's podium, raising slogans.

Parliamentary Affairs urged the members to go back to their seats and said a discussion on banking irregularities could be taken up after the Question Hour.

"We are ready to have discussion on banking irregularities after the Question Hour," the said.

As the protest continued, the House was adjourned till 12 noon.

On Wednesday, a meeting of floor leaders called by the remained inconclusive as urged all parties to resolve their differences.

The Opposition members wanted a discussion on banking irregularities under a motion that would entail voting, while the government had agreed for a discussion without voting.



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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 11:30 IST