Even before Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien could take his seat when the House assembled for the day, Congress members rushed into the Well shouting anti government slogans.

BJD members also trooped into the Well carrying placards opposing the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project. The placards read "Polavaram will harm Odisha", "Condemn Polavaram. Stop Stop" and "We Oppose Polavaram."
Amid the din, Kurien got the listed papers of the day laid on the table of the House, but two of them to be laid by Congress members were not tabled. Wansuk Syiem (Cong) did not move a petition signed by a Guwahati-resident praying for improvement and strengthening of
non-lapsable central pool for resources (NLCPR) schemes in the North-Eastern Region, despite Kurien calling her repeatedly.
Syiem's party colleague Viplove Thakur also did not present the reports of the Department related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy. "Laying of papers is your duty," Kurien told Thakur after she did not return to her seat from the Well to lay the reports.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affiars Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the Congress was insulting the mandate of the people and went on to suggest that the House should not be adjourned.

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