The Lok Sabha was adjourned within minutes after it met for the day, while the Rajya Sabha saw two adjournments during the Question Hour. (Agencies)
Cutting across party lines, members from Andhra Pradesh trooped into the Well carrying placards which read 'Jai Samaikyandhra' and 'Save Andhra Pradesh'.
The government proposes to bring the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill for creation of Telangana even as political parties from the state are divided over the issue.
Some members from Bihar were seen with posters demanding special status for the state.
DMK members, including T R Baalu, raised the issue of harassment of Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy.
Earlier, the Lok Sabha condoled the death of people in different accidents in Odisha and West Bengal.
In the Rajya Sabha, members of TDP, DMK and AIADMK’s V Maitreyan trooped into the Well as soon as the House assembled for the day.
The TDP members and a lone Congress member positioned themselves right in front of Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari and held posters demanding a united Andhra Pradesh in a manner to ensure that cameras record their protest.
The DMK members led by Kanimozhi shouted slogans seeking India's intervention to save Tamil Nadu fishermen held by Sri Lanka. They held banners that read 'Save Tamil Fishermen'.
Ansari called Asom Gana Parishad’s Birendra Prasad Baishya to make his submission on the attack on people of North East but protesting members refused to move from their places. He then adjourned the House for 10 minutes.
When the House reassembled, similar scenes were witnessed with Maitreyan continuing to tear and throw copies of Rajya Sabha bulletin. TDP and DMK members too stood their ground as Baishya began speaking on the North East issue. Amid din, Ansari adjourned the House till noon.
The Lok Sabha was adjourned within minutes after it met for the day, while the Rajya Sabha saw two adjournments during the Question Hour.