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Parliament adjourned over Kishtwar violence

Ruckus over a host of issues including the solar scam,Vadra land deal,Telangana issue etc.

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Published: August 12, 2013 12:25:12 pm

Parliament was adjourned on Monday following uproar by members over a host of issues including the solar scam in Kerala,riots in Jammu,land scam allegedly involving Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra and Telangana.

Soon after obituary references in Lok Sabha,Left members trooped into the Well demanding judicial inquiry into the solar scam and resignation of Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Left members raised slogans and held a banner which said: “Solar scam in Kerala”,”Shame on the nation”.

BJP members raised the fresh allegations levelled against Vadra by IAS officer Ashok Khemka.

Congress members,opposed to Telangana,along with TDP MPs,raised slogans demanding justice.

With pandemonium continuing,Speaker Meira Kumar adjourned the House barely minutes after its met for the day.

Rajya Sabha witnessed two adjournments during Question Hour amid vociferous protests from Opposition benches over riots in Kishtwar,solar scam in Kerala and division of Andhra Pradesh.

M Venkaiah Naidu (BJP) stated that Leader of the Opposition Arun Jaitley wants to make a statement on Kishtwar riots and Jammu and Kashmir government not allowing him to visit the area on Sunday.

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