Lok Sabha adjourned indefinitely amid Parliament ruckus

Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, bringing an end to the stormy Monsoon session, two days ahead of schedule. Opposition protests over the Pegasus snooping row, farm laws and other issues had continuously marred the proceedings since the start of the session on July 19. The OBC Bill, which would allow states to prepare their own OBC list, was passed in the Lok Sabha yesterday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present in the Lok Sabha when the Speaker adjourned the House today. The witnessed disruptions on most of the days during this session over opposition protests regarding Pegasus snooping row, farm laws and other issues since the start of the session. The Lok Sabha alsoQuestion Hour  managed to pass a number of bills, including the Constitutional amendment bill that will allow states to make their OBC lists. Before adjourning Lok Sabha indefinitely, the House also paid tributes to four former members who died recently. As a mark of respect for the departed souls, members present in the House stood in silence for a brief while. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu gets emotional as he speaks about yesterday’s ruckus by Opposition MPs in the House. All sacredness of this House was destroyed yesterday when some members sat on the tables and some climbed on the tables, he says.