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Lok Sabha adjourned till noon after BJP MP praises PM Modi for election result

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya, who had the first question listed against his name, said the Bharatiya Janata Party was headed for victory in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Published: 18th December 2017 12:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th December 2017 12:00 PM   |  A+A-

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya

By IANS

NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha witnessed an adjournment minutes after it met on Monday amid an uproar, and Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House till 12 noon.

While opposition members were seen standing at their seats and protesting, from the treasury benches -- BJP MP Kirit Somaiya, who had the first question listed against his name, said the Bharatiya Janata Party was headed for victory in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

"Congress has lost Himachal Pradesh, and I want to thank the Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) for the unprecedented victory in Gujarat," Somaiya said.

The Speaker then adjourned the house till noon, amid ruckus from both the ruling and opposition benches.
 

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