TheÂ Rajya SabhaÂ was adjourned till noon Thursday asÂ AIADMKÂ members sought an immediate reply from the government on the alleged harassment ofÂ Indian fishermen by theÂ Sri Lankan Navy.
AIADMK andÂ DMKÂ members raised the issue soon after the house met for the day.
DMK memberÂ Tiruchi SivaÂ said “harassment” of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy was an “ongoing affair” and six such incidents had occurred over the past month.
V. Maitreyan of AIADMK also expressed his concern over the matter and sought an answer from the government.
Chairman M. Hamid AnsariÂ asked Maitreyan to take his seat amid noisy scenes in the house on the issue.
As the din continued, the chairman adjourned the house till 12 noon. (IANS)