Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. over promotion quotas bill
The Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned till 2 p.m. over a bill for providing reservation to the Scheduled Castes (SC) and the Schedule Tribes (ST) in promotions in government jobs.
As the House met after the first adjournment, Samajwadi Party members again rushed to the well opposing Constitutional Amendment Bill providing reservation in promotion for SCs and STs in government jobs.
Amid the din, Deputy Chairman P J Kurien adjourned the House till 2 p.m.
Earlier, the House was adjourned for an hour as the SP members demanded release of Muslim youth languishing in jails on terror charges.