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Lok Sabha adjourns amid protests by members on various issues

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The proceedings of the were adjourned for nearly 50 minutes this morning amid vociferous protests by various parties over a number of issues, including the PNB scam.

(TDP), who had resigned yesterday as Civil Aviation minister, was seen standing in the Well with his party colleagues demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh. Like others, he too was wearing a stole depicting his party's colour.

As the House met for the day, welcomed a parliamentary delegation from Later, the House paid tributes to former members Prabodh Panda, and who had died recently.

Soon after the members from various parties trooped into the Well, prompting the to remark that after a minute of silence, the House is again witnessing din.

Members from AIADMK, TDP and YSR were in the Well holding placards. While AIADMK was demanding constitution of the to settle water disputes with neighbouring states, the TDP was demanding special status for AP.

The YSR too was making a similar demand.

While one was holding an idol, another had donned a colourful traditional headgear.

members did not enter the Well but were holding placards demanding that be brought back to

The then adjourned the House till 12 noon even as Question Hour was in progress.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 11:45 IST