Parliament adjourned again as BJP firm on PM resignation
As BJP continued to mount pressure for PM to resign and that resulted both houses of the parliament were adjourned soon after beginning of its proceedings. BJP has once again shows its mood for PM to resign and both the houses adjourned till 12 pm on the consecutive second day.
In the Lok Sabha, speaker Meira Kumar adjourned the house till 12 noon after BJP members refused to allow proceedings and rushed towards her podium raising slogans.
The scene was similar in the Rajya Sabha, prompting chairperson Hamid Ansari to adjourned the house till 11.30 a.m.
It is noted that yesterday also witnessed the same scene as BJP and opposition demanded PM resignation and Congress was ready to discuss on the issues.
It is noted that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India's official auditor, had last week revealed that the lack of transparency in the allocation of coal blocks to private players resulted in a loss of Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) to the exchequer as on March 11 last year.
The audit report does not directly indict the prime minister or his office. But during the time these mining blocks in question were allotted, he held the coal portfolio between July 2004 and May 2009.
(With inputs from IANS)
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