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Parliament adjourned for the day

July 24, 2006 12:17 IST
Last Updated: July 24, 2006 12:40 IST

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the day on Monday, the first day of the monsoon session.

While in the Lok Sabha the opposition created an uproar over terrorism and rising prices of essential commodities, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day as a mark of respect to sitting Nationalist Congress Party member Vasant Chavan, who died earlier this month.

Before adjourning the House, Chairman Bhairon Singh Shekhawat described Chavan as a noted Parliamentarian, dedicated social worker and able administrator.

Earlier, the House condemned the Mumbai blasts and the grenade attacks in Srinagar and observed a minute's silence in memory of the dead.

It was the first day of the monsoon session and the Opposition and the Left parties had promised a tough time for the government.

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Sub: Parliament is run with taxpayers' money.

Like prodigal sons they cannot just adjourn it within half an hour. It makes little or no sense. And we thought we sent sensible people ...

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Respected Parliamentarains, I salute you with respect because thousands of citizens have elected you with great hope that you will respect their aspirations and work ...

Posted by Kitty

Sub: holidays or condolences?

Why must there be "holidays" in LS & RS for every condolence? Can't there be just a show of respect band farewel to the departed ...

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Politicians don't have any right to waste people's money by getting the parliament adjourned. Less number of working day and less work. By shouting alone ...

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