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Updated on: Friday, December 17, 2021, 03:08 PM IST

Parliament winter session: Lok Sabha adjourned for day after passing Surrogacy Bill amid protest by Opposition

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Lok Sabha | File Photo

Lok Sabha | File Photo

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New Delhi: Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned for the day after the House agreed to the amendments made by the Rajya Sabha on the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 amid protest by Opposition members demanding the removal of Union minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh.

As the Lok Sabha reconvened at 2 pm, three bills were introduced after laying of various papers and reports.

Besides, Minister of State for Health Bharti Pawar introduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 as passed by the Rajya Sabha for consideration and passage.

The Bill was passed by the Lower House amid uproar by Opposition members demanding the removal of the minister whose son Ashish Mishra is among the accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. Soon after the passage of the Bill, Rajendra Agarawal who was chairing the proceedings, adjourned the Lok Sabha till Monday.

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Published on: Friday, December 17, 2021, 03:08 PM IST
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