The House returned to Lok Sabha the Appropriation (No. 4) Bill and the Appropriation (No. 5) Bill containing the second batch of supplementary demands as part of grants for 2015-16 to meet government's expenditure.
As the House reassembled at 2 pm after four adjournments earlier, the Opposition criticised the government's move to bring the Juvenile Justice Bill through the supplementary agenda route.
Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad objected to this saying that the ruling party itself was complicating the issue. "We have said that we want to pass the SC/ST Bill. At the all-party meeting, I had said that the Juvenile Justice Bill should be tabled. But it was not in agenda today. But because of media reports, the government has now put it in the supplementary business. It is only a ruse to shame the Opposition in public by saying that we had presented (the bill) but the Opposition had objected," Azad said.

Following this, Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien took up the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015. This was passed unanimously through a voice vote without any discussion. Congress leader Hussain Dalwai did not move his motion for certain amendments after his party asked him not to do so.

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