Adjournment Sine Die

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News: Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha has been adjourned Sine Die due to threat of Coronavirus.

Facts:

  • Adjournment sine die means dismissing a sitting of Parliament for an unspecified period. 
  • In other words, when the House is suspended without naming a day for reassembly, it is known as adjournment sine die. 
  • The authority of adjournment sine die lies with the presiding officer of the House. 
  • The presiding officer of a House can call a sitting of the House before the date or time to which it has been suspended or at any time after the House has been adjourned sine die.