India, Sept. 20 -- Condemning the ruckus in the Rajya Sabha during the debates on farm bills on Sunday, Union minister Rajnath Singh said whatever happened in the Upper House of Parliament is shameful, unfortunate and sad.

Here is what the defence minister said:

* Discussions were on about two bills in the Rajya Sabha. What happened in the Rajya Sabha was sad, shameful. It tarnishes the image of parliamentary democracy.

* While the ruling party is responsible for the smooth functioning of Parliament, the Opposition is also responsible to maintain decorum. This is not what democracy is.

* This two bills are historic for both farmers and the agricultural sector of the country. Farmers will naturally earn more. But farmers are being misl...