Women's Bill moved in RS amid pandemonium

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 08, 2010 09:26 hrs

New Delhi: The landmark Women's Reservation Bill was moved for consideration in the Rajya Sabha on Monday amidst unprecedented scenes of pandemonium with members of the Samajwadi Party, BSP and the RJD trying to attack Chairman Hamid Ansari.

While some members, including RJD's Rajniti Prasad, tore the copy of the Bill, Kamal Akhtar and Nand Kishore Yadav of the SP and some others tried to reach the Chair raising slogans against the Bill.

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The SP and RJD members tried to uproot the mike on the table of the Chairman and threw the stationery placed on it.

The security attendants immediately swung into action and shielded the Chairman to prevent the agitated members from climbing on the table.

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