Live updates from Parliament | The two Chambers adjourned until 2 p.m.

On the 13th day, both houses were adjourned early due to separate ongoing protests.

Today, the Lower House will discuss the Biodiversity Bill (Amendment) 2021 and the Appropriation Bill (No.5) 2021.

Rajya Sabha will continue his discussion on the Omicron variant.

Here are the updates:

Rajya Sabha | 11:09 a.m.

Rajya Sabha adjourned until 2 p.m.

Within nine minutes of being called for the day, Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the meeting until 2:00 p.m.

There have been several notices from opposition parties to suspend the day’s work to debate Lakhimpur Kheri and the SIT report. All opinions were rejected by the president.

Lok Sabha | 11:09 a.m.

Lok Sabha adjourned until 2 p.m.

House adjourned until 2 p.m. due to opposition protests.

Lok Sabha | 11:08

Jugal Kishore Sharma (BJP) asks about the J&K metro project.

“The slogan is not good practice… the public has chosen you to represent it,” President Om Birla said amid constant slogans.

Rajya Sabha | 11:07

When opposition member Jairam Ramesh puts the data protection bill paper on the table, he says, if the government is accommodating, the opposition can discuss the issue, to which the president says, “maintain the same attitude for all questions”

Lok Sabha | 11:05

The President tries to get Question Time started as members of the opposition start to protest.

Rahul Gandhi starts talking about Lakhimpur Kheri incident during Question Time, President Om Birla asks him to stick to the agreed format of Question Time.

Rajya Sabha | 11:04 am

Beginning of the Rajya Sabha procedure

Venkaiah Naidu, Chairman, addresses the session on Vijay Diwas. He says: “It has been 50 years since Bangladesh was formed, and India has played a very important role in that, and on this 50th anniversary of Vijay Diwas, we are celebrating the armed forces that protect the country.” He also says that Bangladesh and India have enjoyed very cordial relations since the formation of the country.

Lok Sabha | 11:01 am

Lok Sabha proceedings begin

Lok Sabha proceedings begin.

The President informed the Chamber of the death of Group Captain Varun Singh and observed a minute of silence. He also wishes the citizens of Bangladesh on the occasion of Swarnim Vijay Diwas.

10:40 a.m.

The legislative work of December 16, 2021 is as follows:

Lok sabha:

1. Bhupender Yadav will introduce the draft Biodiversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021

2. Appropriation bill (n ° 5) 2021 for presentation, examination and adoption

3. New discussion on climate change raised by Kanimozhi Karunanidhi on December 8, 2021.

Rajya Sabha:

1. Papers to be placed on the table.

2. Further discussion on the situation resulting from the cases of Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus in the country, raised by GK Vasan on December 15, 2021.


Recap of day 13

Protests by opposition members in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha led to early adjournments in both Houses.

As members of the Upper House protested after the vice president again refused a discussion on the long-standing issue of the 12 suspended MPs, members of Lok Sabha protested the findings of the SIT report on the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh.

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