Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha,Sushma Swaraj slammed the Congress-led UPA government over the coal scam and saught Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s resignation.
Participating in the debate,the top BJP leader said ‘this government is the most corrupt since Independence.’ “Each scam is bigger than the other one,” she said.
Earlier,Parliament was adjourned till noon without transacting any business as BJP members walked into the Well to demand the Prime Minister’s resignation.
Question Hour could not be conducted for the seventh consecutive day in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha as Opposition members shouted slogans to press for their demands.
As soon as the Lok Sabha met for the day,BJP members trooped into the Well shouting: “Pradhan mantri isteefa do (Prime Minister resign)” and “koyele ki dalali hai,poori Congress kali hai (Congress is tainted in coal scam)”.
As the slogan shouting continued,Speaker Meira Kumar adjourned the House till noon.
In Rajya Sabha,BJP members trooped into the Well as soon as Chairman Hamid Ansari took his seat.
“Pradhan Mantri Isteefa do,Isteefa do (Prime Minister resign),” they shouted.
SP members too moved into the Well shouting slogans against the Chinese incursion in Ladakh.
Ansari asked members to go back to their places and called the first listed question of the day. But,members were unrelenting and continued to shout slogans.
Ansari then adjourned the House till noon.