Both the houses of Parliament have been adjourned till 12 noon following continuous protest by the Opposition parties over issues including Pegasus snooping and farm laws. When the Lok Sabha assembled for the day, members from Congress, TMC, DMK, Akali Dal and others came into the well raising slogans. Amid uproar, Speaker Om Birla repeatedly urged the agitating members to go back to their seats and allow the House to function but they did not pay heed. The Speaker tried to run the Question Hour, but in vain. Later, he adjourned the house till 12 noon.
In the Rajya Sabha, when the house met for the day, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu rejected the adjournment notices given by the members from Congress, TMC, Left, SP, BSP and others over Pegasus snooping, farm laws and other issues.
Following this, the Opposition members trooped to the well raising slogans. Members from RJD, NCP, Shivsena, BSP and others were on their feet demanding discussion on the issues. Amid ruckus, Union Minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi referred to a tweet by TMC MP Derek O’Brien over the passage of bills in din and accused him of insulting Parliament and demanded his apology. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi also echoed the same views and objected to TMC MP’s remarks. As Opposition members continued with their protest, the Chairman expressed displeasure over disruption saying people are watching them. He also said that nobody can dictate the chair. Later, Mr. Naidu adjourned the House till 12 noon.