Parliament Budget Session 2021 Highlights: Lok Sabha Adjourned For The Day Amid Uproar Over Farm Laws

The issue of ongoing farmer agitation against three farm laws rocked the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, resulting in repeated disruptions and forcing Speaker Om Birla to adjourn the House for the day.

Parliament Budget Session 2021 Highlights: Lok Sabha Adjourned For The Day Amid Uproar Over Farm Laws

Parliament Convenes Day After Union Budget Presentation

New Delhi:

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day on Tuesday without transacting substantial business as Congress and other opposition members created an uproar demanding discussion on the issue of farmers' protest over the three new farm bills.

The Rajya Sabha was first adjourned for about 40 minutes till 10:30 am, then till 11:30 am and then to 12:30 pm.

When the House re-assembled at 12:30 pm, protesting members again trooped in the Well raising slogans, forcing Deputy Chairman Harivansh to adjourn proceedings for the day.

Before adjourning the House, the Deputy Chairman appealed to members to return to their seats and follow COVID-19 protocols. However, they did not heed to his requests.

Earlier in the day, Congress, Left, TMC, DMK and RJD members first walked out from Rajya Sabha after their demand for suspension of business of the day for taking up the discussion was rejected by the Chair.

The Parliament convened today a day after the Union budget 2021 was presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The Finance Minister announced the budget, aimed at reviving an economy badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic, on Monday. Ms Sitharaman, in her third budget, unveiled a spending plan focused on healthcare and infrastructure.

Here are the Highlights on Parliament Budget Session:

Feb 02, 2021 19:19 (IST)
Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow
Feb 02, 2021 18:08 (IST)
Feb 02, 2021 17:25 (IST)
Lok Sabha adjourns till 7 pm
Lok Sabha adjourns till 7 pm due to continuous protests by opposition members on farmers' issues.
Feb 02, 2021 17:18 (IST)
Centre ready to discuss farmers' issues: Agriculture Minister in Lok Sabha
The centre is ready to discuss issues related to farmers inside and outside Parliament, says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha.
Feb 02, 2021 16:16 (IST)
Lok Sabha adjourned till 5 pm
The Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 5PM amid uproar by Opposition leaders over the Farm Laws.
Feb 02, 2021 15:33 (IST)
27 bills passed earlier to be presented in Lok Sabha today
On the second day of the Budget Session, 27 bills passed by the Houses of Parliament during the fourth session of the 17th Lok Sabha will be tabled in the Lower House on Tuesday.

Today's Lok Sabha session will also see various Standard Committee reports on Coal and Steel, Home Affairs, Health and Family Welfare, among others being presented.

After the Lower House assembles at 4 pm, Secretary General Utpal Kumar Singh will table 27 Bills passed by the Houses of Parliament during the Fourth Session of Seventeenth Lok Sabha and assented to by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Feb 02, 2021 12:40 (IST)
Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Till 9 AM Tomorrow
Feb 02, 2021 12:16 (IST)
Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Thrice Over Farmers' Issue
Congress and other opposition parties on Tuesday forced adjournment of Rajya Sabha proceedings for the third time in the pre-noon session as they insisted on taking up a discussion on the issue of farmers' protest over the three new farm bills.

The House was first adjourned for about 40 minutes till 10:30 am. As soon as the House met again, similar scenes were witnessed leading to another adjournment till 11:30 am.

When the Upper House re-assembled at 11.30 am, the uproar continued as several protesting members trooped in Well prompting Deputy Chairman Harivansh to adjourn the proceedings till 12:30 pm.

The Deputy Chairman appealed to the opposition members to return their seats and follow COVID-19 protocols. However, they did not heed to his requests.
Feb 02, 2021 11:53 (IST)
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 12:30 pm amid protest by opposition members on new farm laws.
Feb 02, 2021 11:33 (IST)
Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Twice Over Farmers' Issue
Congress and other opposition parties on Tuesday forced adjournments of Rajya Sabha proceedings twice in the pre-noon session as they insisted on taking up a discussion on the issue of farmers' protest over the three new farm bills.

The House was first adjourned for about 40 minutes till 10:30. As soon as the House met again, similar scenes were witnessed leading to another adjournment till 11:30 am.

Congress, Left, TMC, DMK and RJD members first walked out from Rajya Sabha after their demand for suspension of business of the day for taking up the discussion was rejected by the Chair.
Feb 02, 2021 10:46 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 11:30 am amid protest by opposition members on new farm laws.
Feb 02, 2021 10:26 (IST)
Major Port Authority Bill,2020 to be introduced in Rajya Sabha
Major Port Authority Bill, 2020  will be introduced in Rajya Sabha today Already passed in Lok Sabha , Shri Manuskh Mandaviya will move the bill for passing in Rajya Sabha. The Bill is aimed at reorienting the governance model in central ports to landlord port model in line with the successful global practice.
Feb 02, 2021 10:13 (IST)
Opposition stages walkout after Rajya Sabha Chairman rejects suspension notice over farm laws
The opposition on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Rajya Sabha after Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu rejected the ''Suspension of Business Notice'' to discuss on ongoing protest over the contentious farm laws.

Mr Naidu, the Rajya Sabha Chairman, said that the discussion on farmers'' protest will start tomorrow not today.

"The President has referred to farmers' agitation in his address. I wanted the discussion to start today but I was told that the discussion first starts in Lok Sabha. Keeping this in mind we have agreed to have a discussion on President's address tomorrow," said RS Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu.
Feb 02, 2021 10:04 (IST)
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 10:30 am amid protest by opposition members on new farm laws
Feb 02, 2021 09:22 (IST)
CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem has given suspension of business notice over farmers' protest
CPI(M) MP Elamaram Kareem has given suspension of business notice under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha and discuss farmers' issues
Feb 02, 2021 09:18 (IST)
RJD MP Manoj Jha has given notice for suspension of business over farmers' protest
RJD MP Manoj Jha has given notice for suspension of business under Rule 267 of Rules and Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Council of States for today over farmers' protest.
Feb 02, 2021 09:17 (IST)