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Amid The Demand For JPC Probe Into The Adani Issue, Both Houses Adjourned For Tomorrow

The proceedings of both parliamentary houses again called it a day amidst the fuss as the opposition parties demand a joint parliamentary committee probe into the Adani row based on the allegations proposed by a U.S.-based short seller.

After the previous adjournment on 3rd February, the disruptions and protests continued, leading to a direct indication towards the Prime Minister on the same. Both the houses were ready to discuss the President’s address but the leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, in his statement, divided the priority; which mentioned “We are ready to speak on President’s address and we give it its due importance. But the priority is that prime minister Modi gives a reply on the Adani issue”.

Morning session 

In the morning of 6th February, Congress called a meeting of oppositions, where Congress MP Pramod Tiwari, BRS MP K Keshava Rao, and CPI MP Binoy Viswam gave notice for suspension of business in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 with the purpose to discuss the endangered state of “public money”, as the financial institutions and PSBs were losing market value. All the oppositions who participated in the meeting to coordinate a strategy include the Congress, the JDU, the CPM, the BRS, the AAP, the SP, the NCP, the CPI, the DMK, the JMM, the IUML, the RSP, the RJD, the RLD, and the Shiv Sena. However, the TMC members refrained from joining the meeting but participated in the protest held in the Parliamentary complex, in front of the Gandhi Statue.

At 11 AM this morning, when the sessions resumed after two days, the adjournment was announced till 2 PM due to the agitation caused by oppositions. As the situation continued to be the same, the session remained postponed till Tuesday pertaining a pinch that “Modi Govt. is running away”.

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