The issue was raised by Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra of Congress during the zero hour.

As Speaker Niranjan Pujari refused to allow a discussion on the matter, the Congress members rushed to well, stalling proceedings.

The House was adjourned twice, at first till 12.30 pm and subsequently till 3 pm as a similar situation continued even after the House resumed at 12.30 pm.

"As per provision of Rule 189 of the Rules of Business, the ministers shall not read a written speech while replying. The Minister has to take prior permission of the Chair if he or she wants to read out something while replying in demand discussion," Mishra argued.

However, it has been a trend in the House that the ministers are reading out replies, he pointed out.

The Speaker issued a ruling to resolve the issue at an all-party meeting, which he has called for.

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