Rajya Sabha adjourned till Tuesday amid uproar over Modi's remark on Manmohan Singh

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 07:28 AM(IST)

On Friday morning congress also send an adjournment motion notice to Rajya Sabha under the rule 267. Photograph:( ANI )

Rajya Sabha got adjourned till 11 am on December 27 amid the uproar by Congress demanding apology over the remarks by Prime Minister Narendra Modi against former prime minister Manmohan Singh.


Congress MPs also raised slogans on the same issue in Lok Sabha today.


Early on Friday morning, Congress had sent an adjournment motion notice to Rajya Sabha under the rule 267 of Rules of procedure and conduct of Business in the council of states, Rajya Sabha.

Meanwhile, BJP MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe also gave adjourned motion notice in Rajya Sabha under the same rule.

Modi while campaigning in Gujarat had said Manmohan Singh, former Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar, and former vice-president Hamid Ansari had met with the Pakistani high commissioner and former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri and discussed the Gujarat elections. 

Finance minister Arun Jaitley reportedly also assured the opposition that the government was open to discussion. 

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