Parliament disrupted again
New Delhi, March 20 : Parliament was disrupted Wednesday as the Samajwadi Pary sought the resignation of Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, while DMK and AIADMK membres raised the Sri Lankan issue.
Both houses were first adjourned till noon amid ruckus, with members from Samajwadi Party (SP), DMK and AIADMK targeting the government.
When the Lok Sabha reassembled at noon, SP members were again on their foot demanding Verma's ouster from the government.
The SP was backed by opposition leader Sushma Swaraj, who said the steel minister should resign immediately.
Deputy Speaker Kariya Munda then adjourned the house till 12.30, and then for the day.
The Rajya Sabha meanwhile also saw vocal protests by members of the three parties who trooped near the chairman's podium.
Renuka Choudhary, who was in chair, adjourned the house till 2 p.m.
The SP has demanded Verma's resignation after he publicly rebuked its leader Mulayam Singh Yadav. The DMK and AIADMK want India to take a hard line vis-a-vis Sri Lanka at the UNHRC meet in Geneva.