Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for day amid Opposition protest | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for a day on Monday after repeated protests by the opposition over the farmers’ issue continued.
House proceedings were initially adjourned for an hour in honor of the late MP Oscar Fernandez.
When the House reconvened at 12.19pm, Chairman M Venkaiah Naid said he had not received various notices from opposition members to suspend the proceedings and address their concerns.
Opposition members chanted slogans in protest.
“Some people are determined to disrupt the house,” Naidu said, adding that his repeated attempts to calm the protesters had not paid off.
He then adjourned the proceedings till 2 pm.
Earlier in the day, newly elected members of parliament took oath. The chairman read condolences to current MP Oscar Fernandez as well as five other former members who died recently.
The members stood silently paying homage to the memory of the deceased.
The House was adjourned for half an hour after The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, was passed because opposition parties, including Congress and the TMC, protested the bill.
As the House resumed in the afternoon, Bhubaneswar Kalita, who was in the chair, said, “Since some important discussions are going on, we have to give some more time for discussion, the House has been adjourned for another 30 minutes (until 3:09 pm).
The bill was passed by a House voice vote amid protests from Congress and TMC members.
Dola Sen (TMC) and Nadimul Haque (TMC) were protesting the passage of the bill without debate. After the bill was passed, the session was adjourned for half an hour (until 3:38 pm).
Earlier in the day, opposition parties had protested on various issues, including issues related to farmers.

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