Demonetisation highlights: House adjourned as Opposition demands PM Modi to be present

On Thursday, the Rajya Sabha saw impassioned speeches from the opposition through former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and TMC leader Derek O'Brien.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 25, 2016 5:51 pm
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Pandemonium continued in Rajya Sabha on Friday as Opposition parties remained adamant demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s presence and respond to the demonetisation move on the floor of the House. They also wanted the PM to tender an apology over his remark that Opposition “favoured black money.  The PM is, however, in Punjab’s Bathinda district where he laid the foundation stone for AIIMS.

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Soon after a book release function at Parliament House Annexe this morning, Modi left for Sri Anandpur Sahib in Rupanagar district to attend an event to mark the 350th birth anniversary of tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh. He is addressing a rally as of now.

demonetisation, narendra modi, rajya sabha live updates, rajya sabha live, demonetisation debate, congress, rajya sabha opposition, india news, live news Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the foundation stone laying ceremony for AIIMS in Bathinda. (ANI)

On Thursday, Modi was present in the House when former prime minister Manmohan Singh spoke on demonetisation. He, though, did not respond during the debate. Taking part in the debate, Manmohan Singh had slammed the government over the manner the demonetisation was implemented.

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