Uproar in Rajya Sabha as Congress pressed for taking up of private member’s Bill that was moved by Dr KVP Ramachandra Rao on according special status to Andhra Pradesh.
Congress leaders demanded voting on the bill , while the speaker argued that the bill can be taken for discussion on Friday according to the rule book. MP Jairam Ramesh suspected that voting on the Bill might be postponed this Friday also. Rajya Sabha was adjourned after congress leaders and other party leaders rushed into well demading voting on the bill. Congress members threatened to not allow government business till their demand was met and said they would not cooperate with the government on any legislative business.