MPs from the Opposition-front INDIA staged protests near the Gandhi Statue in the Parliament, demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement on the Manipur violence in Parliament.
Several Opposition MPs have, for three consecutive working days now, submitted adjournment notices in both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien has said the BJP is in “reactive mode”, and doing a “copycat” demonstration to deflect from the Manipur issue.
Meanwhile the BJP MPs protested the alleged rise in atrocities and crimes against women in Rajasthan.
Meanwhile, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm today, after proceedings were washed out due to the standoff between the government and the Opposition over the Manipur issue. The Lok Sabha saw sloganeering and raising of placards over the issue.