Centre tables Librehan report in Parliament, SP, BJP leaders scuffle

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New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): The United Progressive Alliance government finally tabled the much-awaited Librehan Commission Report on the Babri mosque demolition after the Opposition staged an uproar over its leakage to the media before its tabling in Parliament.

Union Home Minister P .Chidambaram presented the Librehan Report along with a 13-page Action Taken Report (ATR) in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday after Question Hour at 12.00 p.m.

The decision to present the report today itself was taken by the Cabinet.

Earlier in the day, Parliamentary Affair Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, announced that the Government would table the report in Parliament at noon after Question Hour.

Minutes after the tabling of the report, proceedings in the Rajya Sabha were adjourned till 2.00 p.m. after Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh and BJP leader S.S.Ahluwalia scuffled over sloganeering in the House.

BJP leaders reportedly raised slogans "Jai ShriRam", which was objected to by Amar Singh. He rushed to Ahluwalia's seat and this led to the scuffle.

Other members approached the two leaders in the Well of the House.The whole incident took place during a discussion on the Babri report.

Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav, BJP leaders Najma Heptullah and Venkaiah Naidu were seen sorting out the matter and separating the two leaders. (ANI)

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