Trinamool, TDP, Congress,stage protests in Lok Sabha

Trinamool Congress, The Congress, and the TDP today staged protests in the Lok Sabha demanding immediate introduction of a bill to strengthen the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and protection of Bengalis in Assam following the publication of draft NRC. As soon as the House took up the day’s business, opposition members trooped in the Well and sought suspension of the Question Hour to discuss the issues. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said protection of Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes was very important and the law regarding it must be strengthened.