Lok Sabha adjourned after MP falls sick during budget speech (Lead)

February 16th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Somnath ChatterjeeNew Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee had to Monday interrupt the interim budget presentation by Minister for External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee after Janata Dal-Secular MP M.P. Veerendra Kumar fell ill.

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for 10 minutes. Veerendra Kumar slumped in his chair as the budget proposals were being presented and a doctor had to be called in.

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