The demands for sacking Home Minister P Chidambaram for reportedly helping a hotelier and dismissal of Karnataka government for alleged atrocities on Marathi-speaking people today disrupted Parliament, forcing its adjournment virtually without conducting any business.
The only business transacted was the passage of the Supplementary Demands for Grants for Railways for 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha by a voice vote amid vociferous slogan-shouting by Opposition members.
Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi could not reply to the debate, which took place yesterday, and just laid the speech on the table of the House.
Trouble started as soon as the House met for the day with AIADMK and Left members trooping into the Well demanding sacking of Chidambaram. BJP members were also on their feet raising slogans.
NDA partner Shiv Sena members raised slogans holding placards demanding dismissal of the BJP government in Karnataka for alleged atrocities on Marathi-speaki…