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Lok Sabha Sits Till 1 Am as Members Participate in Debate on Motion of Thanks

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts proceedings at Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts proceedings at Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi

Lok Sabha usually sits between 4 pm and 9 pm but the timing was increased as members were willing.

Sitting past midnight, Lok Sabha members participated in the debate on Motion of Thanks to the President's address. After most of the participants had made their point, Speaker Om Birla adjourned the House at 1 am Wednesday.

Sources said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to reply to the debate on Wednesday evening. Lok Sabha usually sits between 4 pm and 9 pm but the timing was increased as members were willing.

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first published:February 10, 2021, 07:12 IST