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Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid Opposition protests over suspension of MPs | Highlights

The Rajya Sabha has been seeing constant disruption over the suspension of Opposition MPs. 12 Opposition MPs have been suspended for the rest of the Winter Session for disruptions in Rajya Sabha during the Monsoon Session.

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New Delhi Updated on: December 06, 2021 18:24 IST
 Opposition leaders stage a protest in Rajya Sabha during
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 Opposition leaders stage a protest in Rajya Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament

Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day on Monday amid protests by Opposition parties over their demand to revoke the suspension of 12 members of the House. As soon the House reassembled at 4 pm following four adjournments of varying durations, Deputy Chairman Harivansh called Home Minister Amit Shah to give a statement on the Nagaland firing incident in which 14 civilians were killed. Even as the minister was making a statement, Opposition members kept raising slogans against the government. Shah had made the same statement earlier in the Lok Sabha. As soon as Shah finished his statement, the Deputy Chairman adjourned the House for the day as Opposition members refused to relent and continued their uproar over the suspension of 12 MPs. Earlier, Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 4 pm as the House was unable to function amid protests by opposition MPs who had trooped inside the well over the suspension issue. This was the fourth adjournment of the day.

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