Rahul Gandhi calls demonetisation a scam, demands JPC probe

Rahul said, "Opposition parties is only demanding that PM should come and address the Parliament, why isn't he coming?"

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 23, 2016 3:27 pm
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Leading the Opposition charge against central government’s demonetisation move, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has carried out “the world’s biggest impromptu financial experiment” without consulting anybody.  He also demanded that Modi should come and address the Parliament’s Winter Session.

“What PM Modi has done is biggest impromptu financial experiment, he didn’t discuss this with anyone. This is not Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s decision but the Prime Minister’s,” he said.

Rahul further said: “Opposition parties are only demanding that PM should come and address the Parliament, why isn’t he coming?”

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The Congress vice-president went on to say that demonetisation was a scam and that the PM had already tipped off his close friends ahead of his November 8 announcement. He also demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into selective leak of information.

When questioned on the frequent disruptions of the House, Rahul said the Congress wanted the debate under adjournment motion. “The question is are we being allowed to speak?” he asked.

On Tuesday, referring to PM Modi’s address at a Coldplay concert in Mumbai, Rahul said if the PM had time to attend pop concerts but had no time to address Parliament. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi can speak on TV, pop concerts, then why not in Parliament,” news agency ANI had quoted him as saying.

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First Published on: November 23, 2016 11:42 am
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    Jai Kumar
    Nov 23, 2016 at 5:55 pm
    HI JI KE TEEN BANDAR PAPPU KHUJLI (AND THERE IS STIFF COMPITION FOR THE THIRD SPOT)
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      Dinesh
      Nov 23, 2016 at 6:56 am
      Rahul why don't you P*** O** with your Congress D*** standing behind you.
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        Satendra kumar
        Nov 23, 2016 at 7:17 am
        Demonetisation the central government and the Supreme Court had a correct advice to common Indian that corruption illegal business activities money laundering avoidance of paying fair amount of taxes all this criminal activities should be abolished diminished within the Republic of India.
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          RM
          Nov 23, 2016 at 1:25 pm
          Ha ha ha ha .... Can't stop laughing... Comedy circus by opposition parties in India..... Kapil Sharma .... Find a new job....
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            Hindu Reader
            Nov 23, 2016 at 10:35 am
            Pappu bhai yeh tumhara samaj ke bahar hai. Comments na karo tho hi behtar hai
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              Hindu Reader
              Nov 23, 2016 at 10:33 am
              Pappu brain yeh tumhara samaj keep bahar hai. Comments na karo tho hi behtar hai
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                Ramesh Kumar
                Nov 23, 2016 at 7:45 am
                After Rajiv hi , Congress has lost its Indian ideny, there is crisis of confidence with Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka. , the common Indian do not want foreigners to rule them as they dont them anymore.
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                  Ramesh Kumar
                  Nov 23, 2016 at 7:46 am
                  After Rajiv hi , Congress has lost its Indian ideny, there is crisis of confidence with Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka. , the common Indian do not want foreigners to rule them as they dont them trust anymore, the vast majority of hindhus are not safe in congress rule.
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                    JM
                    Nov 23, 2016 at 11:29 am
                    Yaar, somebody lend him some intelligence! He is getting unbearable with each ping day.
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                      Dash
                      Nov 23, 2016 at 12:47 pm
                      The more these Pappus,Khujlis,Bibi Bombtaas speak on demonetization,the more they get exposed. Carry on corrupt dolts.
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                        dd
                        Nov 23, 2016 at 11:58 am
                        Every day opposition is trying different ways ..but not getting any traction...
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                          frt
                          Nov 23, 2016 at 1:31 pm
                          AMUL BABY, TUMKO NA AKAL HAI, NA MAUT !!
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                            Sreenivasan
                            Nov 23, 2016 at 6:50 am
                            I am a poor man. Has a balance of Rs.1950 in my SB account. At the counter the man says I have to first make it Rs.2000 and withdraw Rs.2000. I cannot withdraw my money till I have this Rs.50 deposited in my account. So, it is a problem for poor man, is it not ? Will parliament discuss this poor man's issue there ?
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                              Sreenivasan
                              Nov 23, 2016 at 6:56 am
                              Really the cartoon pictures must have made an effect on our PM. He thought many things happen magically and ordered the Demonetization. Now without those magical happenings, people suffer. To attack black money in cash lying in India (which according to RBI and PM is only 8% of total Indian black money) he has killed many poor Indians. Today's news paper has the great news that Swiss Bank will cooperate with us on the black money from the year 2019 i.e. when our PM finish his term. Just think of it. Who is a kid here. Rahul or Modi ?
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                                Giri Gowda
                                Nov 23, 2016 at 8:44 am
                                Instead of uniting in support for this good move and counselling people instilling confidence in them.. these corrupt people are doing diametrically opposite thing which is a vise versa exposing themselves in front of the common man...
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                                  C
                                  Nov 23, 2016 at 3:58 pm
                                  why is the PM scared of speaking in parliament, what pappu, he is afraid of yourlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;ready wit and doesnt want to lose out to you!! how can he counter when there are nolt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;banks/branches in most areas after 70 years of your superlative rule? how could helt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;defend malnourished villagers dropping dead bec they were all happy in all of 70 years
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                                    SATISH
                                    Nov 23, 2016 at 7:32 am
                                    It's high time that people of this country supporting this demonetization move by Govt should send a signed referendum to all Opposition / opportunist, corrupt, in-efficient leaders that they don't want their protests as they are with the Govt, PPL are supporting this bold move from Govt. Unless PPL of india support any change, a Govt cannot do anything of its own!! These opposition who are worst affected will continue to protest just for publicity
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                                      IML sood
                                      Nov 23, 2016 at 4:35 pm
                                      Papps better not speak as we have already got a big joker Khujli. Like him whenever he speaks he speaks nonsense making him real Pappu speaking something beyond his comprehension.A few Cong slaves are enough to rant their comments here.
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                                        India
                                        Nov 23, 2016 at 11:39 am
                                        I can tell who support thislt;br/gt;1. Chaddis because it is their bread and butterlt;br/gt;2. Bhakts same as above get paid lt;br/gt;3. College goers who donot know the world much outsoide the mobile and PC get mis led by the post of FB and Watsapp groups and the comments sections like this which is handled by the bhakts mentioned abovelt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;The real people who know what the difficulties are have strong opposition and anger
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                                          India
                                          Nov 23, 2016 at 11:36 am
                                          People writing here common man with modi is all fakelt;br/gt;No common people like us with this decision.lt;br/gt;We Give 2000 to shopkeeper and take goods worth 200 to 300 he doenot have the change.lt;br/gt;I give auto wala 2000 note for fare of 150 same answer.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Why u need a 2000 note when 1000 was enough.lt;br/gt;bcoz to increase more black money u can carry 2 lakh in each pocket by this.lt;br/gt;this is for his frnds because storing 2000's is easier than 500 's
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                                            jagga
                                            Nov 23, 2016 at 11:17 am
                                            Rahul is certainly improved a lot .
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