PDP tries to raise Gaza issue in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014 - 15:35

New Delhi: People`s Democratic Party (PDP) Friday tried to raise in the Lok Sabha the issue of Gaza violence but was denied permission.

As soon as the House met for the day, PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti raised the issue and wanted a discussion.

However, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan refused to entertain her saying that issues cannot be raised without proper notice and that the Question Hour should be allowed to take place.

"Issues can`t be raised like this. There is no notice for this," Mahajan said while taking up the Question Hour.

An agitated Mufti, supported by her colleague Tariq Hameed Karra, vociferously pressed her demand.

As her demand went unheeded, she staged a walkout along with Karra.

The issue of violence in Gaza is being raised in Parliament for the last four days.

First Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 - 15:31
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