Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m.
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was again disrupted on Wednesday over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Pakistan jibe at his predecessor Manmohan Singh during the Gujarat election campaign.The House was adjourned within minutes after it met. Congress members trooped near Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's podium raising slogans asking the Prime Minister to apologize.Speaker Sumitra Mahajan first adjourned the House till noon. When the House met again, the Congress MPs continued to mass near Speaker raising slogans. Mahajan, however, proceeded with the Zero Hour.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Poonam Mahajan meanwhile raised the issue of a BJP youth wing leader, Gowhar Ahmed Bhat, being killed in Jammu and Kashmir. She also slammed the Congress for "conspiring" with Pakistan against Modi."Some MPs may say that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir should go to Pakistan... Leaders of our country hold discussions with Pakistan and say Modiji should be removed... Congress leaders say the Prime Minister should be removed," said Mahajan, MP from Mumbai North Central who also heads the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha.Congress members, who were near the Speaker's podium, continued their protest. In the din, the Speaker adjourned the House till 2 p.m.--IANSao/mr/soni
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