Rajya Sabha adjourned over clashes between CPM, RSS workers

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New Delhi, Mar 10 (UNI) The Rajya Sabha was today adjourned for half-an-hour after it witnessed noisy scenes over clashes between CPM and RSS workers at the Left Front headquarters here and in Kerala.

As soon as the Question Hour ended, leaders from the NDA and Left both wanted to speak on the contentious issue first which led to pandemonium in the House.

The NDA members, carrying photocopies of the newspaper clippings, trooped into the well of the House, demanding action againt the Left workers.

Amid the din, Deputy Chairman K Rehman Khan intervened and told the NDA members that as per understanding between floor leaders in the Chairman's chamber, Left leader Sitaram Yechury will be given the first opportunity to speak.

To which, BJP member S S Ahluwalia raised an objection to and the NDA members trooped into the well of the House, leading to the adjourment.

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