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Parliament | Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow, TDP MPs raise slogans demanding special status for AP

Telugu Desam Party MPs Hold Protest On Parliament Premises Demanding Special Status For Andhra Pradesh.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 22 Mar 2018, 12:14:55 PM
Source: PTI

New Delhi:

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday could not take up a no-confidence motion for the 13th consecutive day. The members of parties like the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) protested for Cauvery issue, while the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) protested and raised slogans demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.

With the Lok Sabha unable to take up the notices of the no-confidence motion against the government for the fourth day, it has been adjourned till 12 PM. Meanwhile, the Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till tomorrow after the TDP and TRS MPs raised loud slogans and demanded special status for Andhra Pradesh.

Meanwhile, in Andhra Pradesh, a state-wide 'bandh' and blockade of national highways has been called by the party workers for more affect over their demands.

LIVE updates:

# 12:08 PM:   adjourned till tomorrow.

# 11:34 AM: MP Naramalli Sivaprasad joined the protest dressed as a Swachh Bharat Abhiyan volunteer, carrying a wiper, demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh

# 11:21 AM: Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow after TDP MPs walked up to the Well with placards, raising slogans, demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh

# 11:02 AM: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon as loud slogans of 'we want justice' were raised as soon as proceedings began

# 11:00 AM: Rajya Sabha proceedings with Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu speaking on the occasion of World Water Day. "This year's theme is nature for water," he declares. This day also focusses on saving water — reduce, reuse and recycle, he says. I hope the House joins me in conserving water, he says. The House agrees by thumping the table.

# 10:52 AM: Unfortunate that Rahul Gandhi & Siddaramaiah are engaged in vote-bank politics & communal-disharmony politics. Tipu Sultan, known for tyranny & oppression of Hindus is black chapter in Karnataka's history. They may celebrate Tughlaq festival also: Ananth Kumar on RG's statement 

# 10:35 AM: AIADMK MPs hold protest in Parliament premises over #Cauvery issue. 

#10:25 AM: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs hold protest in Parliament premises demanding special status for Andhra

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First Published : 22 Mar 2018, 11:10:08 AM