Rajya Sabha Adjourned Until 2 pm; Tributes Pour in for Martyrs of 2001 Parliament Attack

Story Highlights
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned until 2pm amidst opposition sloganeering.
  • Congress President Sonia Gandhi raised objection to ‘ blatantly misogynist’ passage in CBSE Class 10 exam.
  • PM Modi and CoM paid tribute to martyrs of Parliament attack 2001.

New Delhi: The ongoing parliament session has been witnessing immaculate ruckus due to differences of opinion. Since the commencement of the winter session, the pillars of democracy have recorded several disruptions on issues of MPs suspension.

On the eleventh day of the session, Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of suspension in the upper, which blatantly aroused the protests leading to suspension of the Rajya Sabha until 2 pm. Meanwhile, in Lok Sabha, Congress President Sonia Gandhi raised an objection to the ‘ blatantly misogynist’ passage in CBSE Class 10 exam.  The house also discussed the Integrated Tribal Development Project addressing tribal sectors of various states.

Earlier today, PM Modi and President Kovind along with officials from the cabinet paid tribute to the martyrs of the 2001 Parliament attack commemorating the 20th Anniversary. Minister’s took to the social platform to express their grief and paid tributes to the brave hearts of the incident.

On December 13, 2001, five heavily-armed terrorists belonging to LeT and JeM stormed the Parliament complex in New Delhi amidst a session. The incident which took place for 40 minutes killed around 9 including 8 security personnel and a civilian amongst the mob of 100.

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