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Rajya Sabha adjourned amid ruckus till 2 p.m.

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The proceedings of the were adjourned till 2 p.m. on Wednesday amid vociferous protests by the members of the TDP, and some other opposition parties over various issues.

As soon as Zero Hour began, members from the and the trooped near the Chairman's podium holding placards and shouting slogans.

urged the agitating members to allow the House to function but the members were on their feet.

"This is not the way. Go back to your seats," Naidu said but the members did not relent.

He then adjourned the House till 2 p.m..

Earlier, when the House met, the members mourned the death of and former member V.P.M. Swamy.

The House also paid tributes to the troopers who lost their lives in the Sukma Naxalite attack in on Tuesday and the trekkers who were killed in a forest fire in on Sunday.



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 12:08 IST