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Soren issue: Parliament adjourned

July 23, 2004 13:28 IST

Amid pandemonium over the Sibu Soren issue for the fourth consecutive day, both Houses of Parliament were on Friday adjourned without transacting any business till August 16 for a three-week recess.

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Soon after the Houses re-assembled at noon after an adjournment for an hour, unrelenting opposition members were again on their feet.

Shouting slogans, National Democratic Alliance members stormed the well in both Houses asking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to make a statement on the whereabouts of Coal Minister Sibu Soren, against whom an arrest warrant has been issued in a 30-year-old murder case.

In the Lok Sabha, Leader of the House and Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee made a statement condemning the behaviour of a section of the opposition which obstructed the speaker from making an observation.


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When a minister is absconding and without an address especially while the police are searching all out for him he should get automatically dismissed. Can't ...


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