New Delhi, December 16: Rajya Sabha has adjourned sine die today on the final day of the Winter Session of Parliament with Chairman Hamid Ansari regretting about the din in the House as a daily routine created by both the treasury and the opposition benches by defying rules after laying of papers.
He expressed strong objections against displaying placards and raising slogans obstructing the functioning of the house. He asked the members to keep in mind the difference between dissent and disruption and asked them to introspect. The House was adjourned within minutes of assembling this morning.
As soon as the Lok Sabha met for the day, opposition members were on their feet over demonetisation issue. Mallikarjun Kharge of Congress said, his party is ready for a discussion on the issue. He alleged that Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar has made some remarks against his party yesterday.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the opposition members can raise their issue during zero hours and tried to conduct question hour. The opposition members trooped into the well and started shouting slogans. Amidst the din, the Speaker adjourned the House till noon. Our correspondent reports, today is the last day of the month-long Winter Session of Parliament, and no substantial business could be transacted.