Rajya Sabha disrupted over violence in Maharashtra’s Bhima Koregaon
The Rajya Sabha saw repeated disruptions over the violence in Bhima Koregaon in Maharashtra’s Pune district.india Updated: Jan 03, 2018 14:29 IST
The first adjournment came minutes after the House met for the day. As the opposition members raised the issue and sought a discussion during Zero Hour, chairman M Venkaiah Naidu adjourned it till noon.
As soon as the House met again, the opposition members protested again -- against the anti-Dalit violence. The Chair then adjourned the House till 2pm.
For a second time in this session, the Rajya Sabha TV suspended live telecast on Naidu’s instructions.
The riots in Bhima Koregaon in Pune district on Monday led to the death of a 28-year-old, Rahul Fatangale.
The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party blamed the BJP-Shiv Sena government in the state for security lapses that led to the violence.