LS adjourns thrice after uproar over Women's Bill
Lok Sabha was adjourned for the third time this afternoon when SP, RJD and JD(U) members trooped into the well protesting the Women's Reservation Bill in its present form. SP, RJD withdraw support from UPA govt |Women's quota bill moved, torn to shreds | Listen to podcast| Women's Bill moved in RS amid unprecedented pandemonium | PM meets Cong leaders as SP, RJD withdraw support to govtUpdated: Mar 08, 2010, 15:26 IST
Lok Sabha was adjourned for the third time this afternoon when SP, RJD and JD(U) members trooped into the well protesting the Women's Reservation Bill in its present form.
When the House, which was earlier adjourned twice on the same issue, reassembled at 1400 hours, members of these parties led by RJD chief Lalu Prasad, SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and JD(U) President Sharad Yadav, stormed the well shouting slogans.
As the slogan-shouting continued, Trinamool Congress members including its chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee, were seen singing the famous song -- "We shall overcome some day".
Other Trinamool members, including Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi, chief whip Sudip Bandopadhyay and cine-star turned MP Shatabdi Roy, were heard singing the song in the House.
As the din continued, Deputy Speaker Karia Munda adjourned the House till 1500 hours.