08:48 GMT30 July 2021
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    Ruckus has become a regular affair in Pakistan's Sindh Assembly, where lawmakers frequently try innovative ways to protest. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), led by Prime Minister Imran Khan, has often accused the speaker of not letting them speak in the House.

    Opposition members in the Sindh Assembly from Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) brought in a "charpoy" (bed) into the House, describing it as a “funeral of democracy".

    They disrupted proceedings after their leader Haleem Adil Sheikh was allegedly denied permission to address the House. Members shouted slogans such as "It is the funeral of democracy, should be taken out with fanfare". The lawmakers made a bid to lay the bed in front of the speaker’s rostrum. 

    Later, PTI leaders submitted a resolution before the assembly alleging that “opposition members were denied the right to speak in the House”.

    Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani termed the ruckus as an “insult to the House”.


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