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Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over farmer’s suicide


New Delhi, April 23:

The suicide by a farmer here during an AAP rally caused an uproar in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, with opposition leaders demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi make a statement.

parliamentAn uproar was caused soon after the zero hour with some opposition members trooping to the chairman’s podium. Opposition members demanded a statement from Prime Minister Modi over the issue.

After a brief adjournment, as the house reassembled, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad blamed the central government of NDA and AAP government in Delhi for the suicide.

As Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said government is ready for a debate and the home minister will answer, opposition members again created an uproar leading to a short 15-minute adjournment. (IANS)