Lok Sabha adjourned after Opposition protests over ex-minister E Ahamed’s death
Holding placards which read �Parliamentarians for dignified life and death� and �We are Ahamed Sahib�, the opposition members protested in the house.
The Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon on Monday after an uproar by opposition parties over the alleged mishandling of the death of Kerala MP and former union minister E Ahamed.
During the Question Hour, Congress and Left members from Kerala raked up the issue of Ahamed’s death at RML hospital in Delhi following a cardiac arrest. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has also joined a protest.
The Opposition members have been demanding a probe into the manner in which the death of Ahamed was “handled” by the government. They also alleged that he had died soon after being rushed to the hospital but it was announced much later.
Holding placards which read ‘Parliamentarians for dignified life and death’ and ‘We are Ahamed Sahib’, the opposition members protested in the house.
Treasury and Opposition benches were largely empty today with most members apparently concentrating on electioneering in Uttar Pradesh. While Trinamool Congress members were present in the House, but unlike on Friday, did not protest the arrest of their MPs in a chit fund scam by the CBI.
Earlier, speaker Mahajan made obituary references to the killing of 8 Odisha Armed Police personnel in a landmine blast allegedly by Left-wing extremists and the death of 17 miners in a cave-in at a Jharkhand open cast mine.