Ruckus and house adjournments have been witnessed on several occasions in the past two weeks due to various reasons during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament. In all, the House took up all the 10 listed and one additional Zero Hour submissions today.
The members also paid obituary reference to a former member of the House, R Margabandu.
In his Zero Hour mention, Naresh Agrawal of the Samajwadi Party highlighted the 'plight' of media persons, particularly those working at the district level. Mr Agarwal also mentioned the 9 journalists, including Gauri Lankesh and Naveen Gupta, who were killed. He also alleged that media persons who were injured in violence while covering court proceedings related to self-styled preacher Ram Rahim in Panchkula were not paid for their hospital treatment.
Senior Congress member T Subbarami Reddy highlighted 'frequent' close shave at various airports involving aircraft. In his Special Mention, Motilal Vora of the Congress raised the issue of infant deaths in hospitals of Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. Others who made Special Mentions included Ram Nath Thakur of JD(U), R Vaithilingam of AIADMK, Naryana Lal Panchariya of BJP, Husain Dalwai and Chhaya Verma both of the Congress.