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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

Last Updated: Monday, July 26, 2010 - 12:01

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on the first day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament on Monday.

The Lower House assembled at 11 pm, which was followed by Speaker Meira Kumar leading the members in paying tribute to deceased former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat and former union minister and Bihar MP Digvijay Singh.

The Speaker also remembered the victims of various disasters - the train accident in West Bengal July 22, the Maoist attack in Narayanpur in Chattisgarh June 29 and the plane crash in Mangalore May 22.

On the 11th anniversary of Kargil operations, she also paid tribute to the martyrs of India`s war who protected the Kargil heights in Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistani raiders and camouflaged regular troops in 1999.

Meira Kumar then adjourned the House for the day.


First Published: Monday, July 26, 2010 - 12:01
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