LS sits till 11.58 pm to conclude debate on railways; Prahlad Joshi terms it a record

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New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) The Lok Sabha sat till 11.58 pm on Thursday to conclude discussion on demands for grants for the Railway Ministry, with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi saying it is for the first time in nearly 18 years that the Lower House has sat for this long.

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is likely to reply to the debate Friday afternoon, following which the demands for grants will be put to vote.

Nearly a 100 members participated in the debate which began Thursday afternoon and concluded at 11.58 pm.

"It is a record," Joshi said...