Major Security Breach

2 intruders open tear gas canisters in Lok Sabha

In a major security breach coming on the anniversary of the 2001 Parliament attack, two men entered Lok Sabha Wednesday and opened canisters from emitted a yellow-coloured smoke.

Television footage showed them jumping from desk to desk, and appeared to be headed towards the Well of the House.

Members present inside the House, told reporters later that they were chanting slogans such as ‘tana shahi nahi chalegi’ (dictatorship won’t be accepted).

They have been detained.