Amid protests, Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

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Amid protests, Lok Sabha adjourned for the day
Amid protests, Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

New Delhi : The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Wednesday following noisy protests by AIADMK members demanding a Cauvery Management Board.

The AIADMK members, who had forced an adjournment when the House met at 11 a.m., again came to the podium as the Lok Sabha met at noon raising slogans in support of their demand. They held placards. 

TDP members were on their seat demanding special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she had received notices of no trust motion but unless the House was in order she would not be able count the number of members supporting it. 

"They have to stand at their designated places," she said. 

As the noisy scenes continued, the Speaker adjourned the Lok Sabha for the day. 

This is the last week of the budget session that began on January 29 and went into a recess on February 9. The session resumed on March 5 and will conclude on April 6.

The session has witness very little business due to continuous disruption over various demands by opposition and other parties.