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Lok Sabha adjourned twice

The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice Tuesday following protests by the opposition over controversial comments made by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.



New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice Tuesday following protests by the opposition over controversial comments made by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

The House met at 11 am but was soon adjourned till 11.30 am and then till 11.45 am during the Question Hour as the opposition leaders demanded an answer from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sayeed's statement giving credit to militants and Pakistan for the smooth conduct of Assembly Elections in the state.

Also, some PDP leaders have demanded the return of the mortal remains of Afzal Guru to the Valley. Afzal Guru, sentenced to death in the 2001 Parliament attack case, was hanged on February 9, 2013.

Sayeed's Peoples Democratic Party has an alliance government with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state.

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