Demonetisation highlights: This is a required surgery done for a better India, says Venkaiah Naidu

On Thursday, the Congress-led opposition had launched a relentless attack on the ruling dispensation leading to disruptions in both Houses of Parliament.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 18, 2016 9:08 pm
Indians stand in a queue to deposit and exchange discontinued currency notes, outside the Reserve Bank of India in Ahmadabad, India, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. Chaotic scenes played out across India over the weekend, with long lines growing even longer and scuffles breaking out, as millions of anxious people tried to change old currency notes that became worthless days earlier when the government demonetized high-value bills. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki) People stand in a queue to deposit and exchange discontinued currency notes, outside the Reserve Bank of India in Ahmadabad. (Source: AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

Amid the raging debate over the demonetisation issue, the Parliament winter session witnessed another day of noisy disruptions on Friday. Earlier on Thursday, the Congress-led opposition had launched a relentless attack on the ruling dispensation leading to disruptions in both Houses of Parliament. This was in sharp contrast to the peaceful discussion on the first day of the session. Meanwhile, commenting on the future benefits of demonetisation, Venkaiah Naidu said the move is a required surgery for a better India. “Decision will benefit people in the long run, dishonest will fall in line,” he said.

The opposition parties had refused to allow Rajya Sabha to function unless the Prime Minister responds to their questions on the currency move that “has caused hardship to the common man”. The Lok Sabha also witnessed disruptions, with the opposition demanding a discussion under a rule that mandates voting.

The government, however, refused to make any commitment on whether the Prime Minister would speak on Friday; he stayed away from Rajya Sabha on Thursday even though it was the Prime Minister’s question day in the upper house.

Highlights – DAY 3

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    prakash gotimukul
    Nov 15, 2016 at 1:03 pm
    Mamata needs psychiatric treatment. If one terrorist has entered in a airport, the police will frisk the w airport, all pengers may be millions to nab. What logic are you giving. In that 1 % if TMC is involved, then TMC will make maximum noise. If there are difficulties, then let them be addressed. State govt also has resp of implementing and reducing people's hardship, instead she is spending time in going to delhi, wasting her time in denouncing the measure................ic to say the least. Looks like her scam money is now toilet paper?? Is that the reason.?
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      Archna
      Nov 15, 2016 at 5:13 am
      PLEASE STOP SPREADING PANIC IS BIG REQUEST TO MEDIA BOTH WRITTEN AND ELECTRONIC. SPEAR HEAD IN SPREADING PANIC IS INDIAN EXPRESS/NDTV and CNN.
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        Hemant
        Nov 15, 2016 at 4:55 am
        These are never ending queues when the potion of country is so huge and people being so poor so they cannot leave a single Rs 500 Note uncashed.
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          Jay
          Nov 15, 2016 at 7:22 am
          Black money holders, Corrupt netas, and mega Corrupt Party - all are shocked now. The Italian mafia family party leaders are the worst affected, although the Madam is slightly less worried because she has already transferred the loots to Italy and other foreign countries. The most Criminal and Communal Parties - who wear the mask of secularism to indulge in corruption and criminal activities - are in a state of fix, as the money they stacked for elections are now worth less than toilet paper. The nation is grateful and thankful to Modi for the steps taken to curb black money.
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            Jayo khan
            Nov 15, 2016 at 9:08 am
            Can apex court my case to govt . in a society that is not even formed goons residing are asking for 10 k donations for what. Goons are Ner sondhe, Jayant sinha, uday kantak, nissar, khan call telephone no 02228557777
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              Jayo khan
              Nov 15, 2016 at 9:05 am
              Welcome carpets to builders, jewellers and services providers. Apex court don't has enough teeth against govt.
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                Kadiyala Subrahmanyam
                Nov 15, 2016 at 12:05 pm
                May God prevail over AK and give him some Wisdom......lt;br/gt;He doesn't care for Delhi's issues and interested only in foul mouthing PM.lt;br/gt;May better sense prevail over Delhiites and revolt against him
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                  Satendra kumar
                  Nov 15, 2016 at 5:48 am
                  Demonstrators kadak like my chai a good poverb by Modi government.The ordinary must enjoying for a while lets see the punters are winner or looser for ordinary Indian or common voter have own judgment.Let's see no corruption theme.
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