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Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after ruckus over Rafale deal, Cauvery

AIADMK, DMK members were in the well seeking a permanent solution to the Cauvery water dispute

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 


The proceedings in the were disrupted for the fifth consecutive day Monday over the Rafale jet deal and Cauvery issues, leading to of the for the day.

M Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the within minutes of assembly as members of parties - and AIADMK -- stormed into the well of the and and treasury benches raised slogans.

of the Opposition and senior said he has given a notice for taking up of a discussion over the government allegedly misguiding the over the purchase of Rafale jets from

He was countered by slogan-shouting from treasury benches demanding an apology from the after the gave a clean chit to the deal.

Naidu cut short Azad, saying his notice has been received but the issue pertains to a subject matter under consideration of the

He then went on to adjourn the proceedings until tomorrow. But before doing that he remarked, "What is going on".

members were in the well seeking a permanent solution to the Cauvery water dispute between and

Before the ruckus, Naidu said he has admitted a call attention notice on the destruction caused by cyclones in different states.

Also, Azad's notice about price rise and the one given by Ramgopal Yadav of and TMC's Derek O'Brien on the agrarian crisis were also admitted.

When the House met for the day, Naidu mentioned the accomplishment of P V Sindhu who scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win the gold medal at the World Federation Badminton Competition in

Members thumped desks to congratulate Sindhu on the feat.

First Published: Mon, December 17 2018. 12:00 IST