President prorogues parliament

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Both houses of parliament, which were adjourned sine die Dec 20, were prorogued by President Pranab Mukherjee Dec 24, official sources said Wednesday.

According to statements from the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha secretariats, the president discontinued sessions of the two houses Dec 24.

The winter session of parliament, which started Nov 22, ended Dec 22.