Opposition outrage over issues such as the suspension of 12 MPs, farmers' deaths and inflation pervaded Rajya Sabha on Thursday, with several parties including Congress, TMC, NCP, RJD among others staging a walkout from the House.
Meanwhile, the Lok Sabha held a discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic under Rule 193. Discussions under this rule do not involve the introduction of a formal motion before the House. Hence, no voting takes place after discussion on the matters considered under this rule.
At the end of the second day of Winter Session, both Houses were adjourned as opposition leaders continued their condemnation of the suspension notice.
Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were earlier adjourned several times amid the uproar.
Both the Houses of Parliament will hold proceedings simultaneously for the next 20 working days.
The Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 was passed in both the Houses within minutes of its introduction on the first day of the Winter Session
As per a Lok Sabha notice, 26 new bills, including the highly-anticipated bill seeking to ban cryptocurrency will be introduced in the Parliament during the session
The Winter Sessions is expected to be stormy as it comes ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections in Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, and Goa
Rajya Sabha Passes The Dam Safety Bill 2019
The Rajya Sabha, on Thursday, 2 December, passed The Dam Safety Bill, 2019.
According to ANI, the Bill "provides for the surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams in India via a regulatory body."
Rahul Gandhi Meets 12 Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs
Visuals shared by news agency ANI show Congress leader Rahul Gandhi meeting the 12 suspended Rajya Sabha MPs who are protesting against their suspension from the House for the remaining part of the Winter session.
Lok Sabha Adjourned Till 2:20 PM
Lok Sabha has been adjourned to reconvene at 02:20 PM.