Both the houses of Parliament on Monday continued to witness pandemonium over Pegasus snooping and farm laws. After facing repeated adjournments, both Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day. In the Lok Sabha, when the house met after the third adjournment at 3.30 P.M., members from Congress, TMC, Left and others again trooped into the well raising slogans. Amid ruckus, the house passed the General Insurance Business (Nationalization) Amendment Bill, 2021. After that, the Presiding Officer adjourned the house for the day. Earlier, the Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021 was introduced in the house amidst din. In the morning too, when the house met for the day, Opposition members tried to raise issues related to Pegasus snooping and farm laws and created uproar. Amid ruckus, Speaker Om Birla tried to run the Question Hour urging the agitating members to go back to their seats and allow the house to function. But, the members continued their sloganeering by showing placards.
Similar scenes were witnessed in the Rajya Sabha. When the house reassembled at 3.36 P.M. after third adjournment, Opposition members including Congress, TMC, Left and Aam Aadmi Party continued with the demand for discussion over Pegasus snooping and farm laws. Members from SP, Shivsena and NCP were also on their feet. Amid uproar, the Appropriation Bills, 2021 were moved in the house. As the protesting members were in no mood to relent, the Presiding Officer adjourned the house for the day.
Earlier, in the midst of unruly scenes, the house passed the Inland Vessels Bill, 2021. The Constitution (Schedule Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced. Amidst ruckus, Deputy Chairman Harivansh adjourned the house for one hour till 3.36 P.M. The house could not complete the Question Hour despite repeated appeals by the Deputy Chairman. Opposition members had given adjournment notices which were rejected by Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu.
In the morning, both houses congratulated Badminton Player, P. V. Sindhu for winning the bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics.