LS, RS adjourned; Cong holds protest in Parliament

Congress president Sonia Gandhi today led a protest in Parliament premises against the BJP's move to form a government in Maharashtra along with the NCP.

Calling the midnight coup in which the BJP sought to form a government with Ajit Pawar a 'murder of democracy', Congress leaders like Anand Sharma and Adheer Choudhury raised slogans and held placards criticising the BJP. 

Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned today in view of protests due to Maharashtra issue. Democracy has been murdered in Maharashtra, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said in Lok Sabha today. 

He made these remarks during Question Hour when Speaker Om Birla told him to ask a supplementary. 'There is no question of asking question (in Question Hour) today. Democracy has been murdered in Maharashtra,' he said.