Lok Sabha adjourned over Andhra

Published: 02nd September 2013 11:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd September 2013 12:32 PM   |  A+A-


Opposition members disrupting the proceedings in the Lok Sabha during last budget session - PTI / Loksabha TV


The Lok Sabha was Monday adjourned till 2 p.m. over protests by some members demanding that Andhra Pradesh remain united.

As soon as the house assembled for the day, members from Andhra Pradesh belonging to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) as well as the Congress started raising slogans demanding that Andhra Pradesh remain united.

This led to Speaker Meira Kumar adjourning the house till 2 p.m.

The ruling UPA coalition, led by the Congress, has approved carving out a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh.

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