New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- : The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 3 pm on Monday after the proceedings stretched beyond midnight with members discussing matters of urgent public importance.

This came after the uproar in the Rajya Sabha earlier, where opposition MPs in the Upper House protested against the agriculture reform Bills, which were passed by voice vote. Due to this, the proceedings of Lok Sabha were delayed by an hour and started at 4 pm from the scheduled time of 3 pm.

The Lok Sabha session continued without interruption till 12:36 am. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the proceedings of the Lower House normally begin from 3 pm and continue till 7 pm.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla initiated the zero hour proceedings with the consent of a...