LS adjourned twice; congratulates Lovlina, Indian men's hockey team for bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics
New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned once again till 1400 hrs on Thursday amid ruckus by the Opposition over various issues, including Pegasus snooping row and new farm laws. Earlier, the lower house had to be adjourned till 1200 hrs as opposition created pandemonium over the same issues.
According to Lok Sabha's Twitter handle, questions pertaining to Ministries of New and Renewable Energy; Ports, Shipping and Waterways; Power; Road Transport and Highways; Youth Affairs and Sports were to be answered.
LS members were also informed to get answers on issues related to Ministries of Civil Aviation; Housing and Urban Affairs; Jal Shakti; Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; Minority Affairs.
Today Questions listed on Ministries of New and Renewable Energy; Ports, Shipping and Waterways; Power; Road Transport and Highways; Youth Affairs and Sports will be answered in #Loksabha @loksabhaspeaker @ombirlakota @loksabhatv @rajyasabhatv— LOK SABHA (@LokSabhaSectt) August 5, 2021
As soon as the House assembled at 1100 hrs, Speaker Om Birla congratulated the Indian men's hockey team and boxer Lovlina Borgohain for winning bronze medals in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
Lok Sabha Speaker Shri @OmBirlakota leads the House to congratulate Men's Hockey Team for winning Bronze medal in #TokyoOlympics2020. The House also congratulated @LovlinaBorgohai for her Win in Tokyo Olympics @loksabhaspeaker @loksabhatv @rajyasabhatv. pic.twitter.com/AXuqDj8Usn— LOK SABHA (@LokSabhaSectt) August 5, 2021
However, when the Question Hour commenced, the Opposition Members, carrying placards, entered the Well of the House and started sloganeering over the snooping row and new farm laws.
Mr Birla conducted the Question Hour for nearly 27 minutes amid sloganeering by the Opposition members.
He made repeated requests to the agitating members to resume their seats.
As the agitating members did not pay heed to his requests, he adjourned the House till 1200 hrs.
Lok Sabha Adjourned to meet again at 12:00 P.M.— LOK SABHA (@LokSabhaSectt) August 5, 2021