Highlights: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day over demonetisation, opposition unrelenting in protests

Demonetisation LIVE: The BJP has issued directions to all its members in the Rajya Sabha to be present for proceedings starting Monday as the party lacks a majority in the House.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 21, 2016 4:35 pm
demonetisation, parliament live, lok sabha live, rajya sabha live, narendra modi, congress, black money, old rs 500 note, old rs 1000 note, new rs 2000 note The two Houses of Parliament descended into chaos once again as the opposition protested over the Centre’s demonetisation move (File Photo)

The proceedings in the Lok Sabha were disrupted for the fourth consecutive day as the opposition demanded a discussion on demonetisation followed by a vote. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the government was ready for a discussion under Rule 193 that does not involve voting or adopting a resolution, but the opposition did not agree. The House was adjourned twice as members of the Congress and other opposition parties trooped into the Well and raised slogans against the government. They also demanded a statement by the Prime Minister in the House on the problems faced by people after the government’s demonetisation move.

The opposition also wants the government to form a joint parliamentary committee to probe allegations that information regarding the demonetisation decision was leaked selectively to BJP leaders. The government has strongly refuted those allegations. The BJP has also issued directions to all its members in the Rajya Sabha to be present for proceedings starting Monday as the party lacks a majority in the House.

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    Jair
    Nov 21, 2016 at 8:03 am
    The Corrupt Mainstream Media, and the Italian mafia Party thieves - who looted the country to the core through mega scams like 2G, Coalgate, CWG, National Herald, Agusta, etc., - are trying their best to sabotage the government move to curb black money. They deliberately spread misinformation ad panic among public. Since they have totally lost the public confidence, they are spending whatever is left with Kerjiwal, whose credibility is now all time low.
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      Satendra kumar
      Nov 21, 2016 at 7:33 am
      Opposition member of Parliament has a right whatever to do within legal framework of the consution.The Indian consitution gives it's members the legal availability all the resources and chances for constructive procedures not for distruption but needs to show the betterment for common Indian people and voters.
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        MyTake
        Nov 21, 2016 at 6:42 am
        PM Modi already gave the statement. He asked for 50 days cooperation!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;What more they want? people will take care of them when the time comes!
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          Viswanath
          Nov 21, 2016 at 10:13 am
          Pappu hi forgot how the biggest farmer loan waver scheme was conceived in a public rally in UP, with informal discussion between Mummy, Pappu and Chiddu, the great economic expert of UPA.
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            Abhijit Bhattacharya
            Nov 21, 2016 at 7:00 am
            Demonetization is a good move. Vijay Mallya has twitted and retwitted so many times supporting this bold move of Modi. LOL
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              mumbai
              Nov 21, 2016 at 7:44 am
              He is just attaching something to show it is 56" wait evening he will go to street meeting and show is 56"
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                Gora Chatterjee
                Nov 21, 2016 at 7:06 am
                Our PM hardly attends Parliament session. Dr. Manmohon Singh regularly attended Parliament.
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                  Gora Chatterjee
                  Nov 21, 2016 at 7:03 am
                  Prime Minister is the elected Member of Parliament.Demonetisation is a very important subject for the people of India. Whether it works or not, it will have a profound impact on the lives of the countrymen. Opposition members may demand a statement from him inside parliament and PM should make one. Merely a statement thru. media is not sufficient. We cannot not depend on individual perception of Modiji.
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                    Arun
                    Nov 21, 2016 at 6:49 am
                    The Congress Party always thinks that it is her Birth Right to make Chaos in Parliament when it is not in power at centre on pity issues and then block proceedings of both houses of Parliament.. So there is nothing new.
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                      rishi
                      Nov 21, 2016 at 7:40 am
                      Seems rahul does not want to miss the entertaining discussions about alia-bhatt, ranbir kapoor and their films going on in the queues in banks and outside ATMs.....there is no reason for any mayhem anywhere as common citizens have the art of keeping themselves pleasantly busy in creative discussions on the life of our filmy heroes and heroines and the romantic stories revolving around them.....rahul too seems to have caught the fancy considering the repeated rounds of ATMs he is making !
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                        rishi
                        Nov 21, 2016 at 7:34 am
                        The Most Affirmative Action Ever In This Nation.......all demand for any 'defence' against this action must not only be denounced but also outrightly rejected with prosecution and accountability of the source that such illogical demand comes from. A billion-voices collectively stand with the Govt. against corruption and terror-funding. Failure Of Demonetisation Is No Longer An Option !
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                          Sreenivasan
                          Nov 21, 2016 at 10:30 am
                          To take BJP out of all the problems it face now - DEMON was the only answer.lt;br/gt;DEMON (demonetization). The common people will think, the action hero is back. The action hero image of big box office hit pictures such as “Aftermath of Godhra”, “Encounter Killings”, “Akshardham Terror” etc. had to be re-packaged and re-vitalised. Hence the “DEMON”. People will think it is a genuine action of a real hero against the Demons of black money. While actually none of the common man who lives in hand-to-mouth condition will be spared. Still he will be forced to think through the managed media that the sufferings of those who have black money are big. Theatre owners are all paid in advance so that the picture will be on the screen till next film is produced by the same producuers.
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                            faithful
                            Nov 21, 2016 at 11:45 am
                            Ur a gupt rooge like Impotent feku who could not contain his wife and doing nation building
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                              Muzammil Shaikh
                              Nov 21, 2016 at 6:47 am
                              Give PM modi another foreign tour and he will go there and speak from that country. One of the un-educated PM we are dealing with.
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                                siva
                                Nov 21, 2016 at 6:47 am
                                The opposition Congress party is the root cause of all these menace.
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                                  SATISH
                                  Nov 21, 2016 at 7:19 am
                                  MMS attended Parliment but never spoke!! What is the use? He didn't had permission to speak from Madam
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                                    SATISH
                                    Nov 21, 2016 at 7:21 am
                                    RG stood in queue to get Pink notes. That means he is supporting demonatization :)
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                                      Komal
                                      Nov 22, 2016 at 1:49 am
                                      PM is hiding from the opposition as he himself regretting his mistake. Now w country is angry with Modi and if BJP worker go far votes people will beat them.
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                                        Palaniswami
                                        Nov 21, 2016 at 10:48 am
                                        When PM is not present in Parliament it does not mean that he is not respecting. Let the Parliament be in order for PM to attend. He should not be booed while responding. If members maintain order hearing from FM who is portfolio I/c , discuss and then PM may respond finally
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                                          Rishi Raj
                                          Nov 21, 2016 at 7:29 am
                                          It is a.parliamentary democracy. The PM cannot just feed the nation with his monologues.
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                                            Rishi Raj
                                            Nov 21, 2016 at 7:31 am
                                            These persons represent the people, whatever be their qualifications.
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