With opposition protesting and interrupting House proceedings, today the Rajya Sabha has passed without debate the motion thanking the President of India for his address at the start of the session of the Budget.

Issues in the house range from Rafale fighter jets deal with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill have stalled proceedings since the Rajya Sabha met for the Budget session on January 31.

On the last day of the Budget session, there was a consensus that the motion of thank will be adopted without any further debate.

The motion in the house was adopted after several amendments were moved by opposition members were dismissed, by voice vote.

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