Parliament HIGHLIGHTS: Both Houses adjourned till Tuesday after protests by Opposition

Parliament live updates: The government's demonetisation move continues to affect both Houses of Parliament

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 28, 2016 4:44 pm
Parliament session, Parliament demonetisation news, Demonetisation news, latest news, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress, Trinamool Congress, SP, BSP and Left created uproar in the Rajya Sabha, India news, Latest news, India news, latest news, Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, India news The government’s demonetisation move has rallied the opposition parties in protests in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha (Representational image)

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the day after repeated disruptions from a united opposition which demanded an apology from prime minister Narendra Modi over his statement on black money. The parties, led by the Congress, wanted PM Modi to make a statement and sit through the debate on demonetisation. The uproar in Parliament comes as the Left parties have called for a ‘Bharat bandh’ today to protest against the government’s decision to demonetise high-value currency notes without proper planning. Earlier in the day, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi chaired a strategy meeting of party MPs. He reiterated that “the PM should come and talk to us inside the House”. This is the ninth day that both Houses of Parliament are being washed out.

READ: Updates on Bharat Bandh by the Left parties

The government meanwhile has expressed confidence in its demonetisation decision and said the masses supported it whole-heartedly. The BJP said the nationwide protests will not be successful as several parties like the JD(U) are not supporting it.

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    Bharat
    Nov 28, 2016 at 9:27 am
    What a waste of Taxpayers money and time - these opposition lot were going to create this hungama for no reason anyway - that was guaranteed - they have nothing to offer to the nation. They have definitely lost any sympathy that I would have had against Modi
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      C N
      Nov 28, 2016 at 7:14 am
      People are ready to wait in the queue days together to get ticket to watch cricket matches. Now all of a sudden they are impatient. No, its not that, common man has understood the point very well and he is cooperating with Government. It is actually black money holders who cannot convert their money without legitimate reasons are agitating
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        Mohideen
        Nov 28, 2016 at 9:58 am
        Abe Gadhe,, middle cl and poor hurt a lot. Ulluka patha. You can't see the fact daily on the roads. .
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          Amrita
          Nov 28, 2016 at 6:51 am
          Why are these people paid for no work? Start cutting what they are paid. The people have enough of this nonsense. What a waste of money. Let the country run. And to the opposition Mr Modi is heard across India by choice and makes a lot of sense.
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            Anand Prakash
            Nov 28, 2016 at 12:04 pm
            Your bhakt comment could not be more asinine.
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              aslam
              Nov 28, 2016 at 12:15 pm
              If Modi is clean and clear then why he hesitating to answer the opposition. Whether he is afraid for missing foreign trips in the last 20 days?
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                Dash
                Nov 28, 2016 at 6:17 am
                India definitely deserves a better opposition. Why don't these corrupt men and women understanf that times have changed. Modi tsunami will be bigger this time. These khoojlis,papppus,bombta banos will be finished.
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                  shekhar
                  Nov 28, 2016 at 1:26 pm
                  You are right ,but only civilized people listen,MOB DON'T. IF YOU NOTICE THEY HAVE MENTALITY OF LAMB. Where were they when they looting poor people in all scam and keep printing money ( devalued Rs ). And Kills people's saving. Where were then?
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