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
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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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nishantshekhar1 November 28, 20164:40 pm

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day.

Vishnu Varma November 28, 20162:42 pm

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in Rajya Sabha

nishantshekhar1 November 28, 20162:41 pm

Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow 11 AM after opposition protest against demonetisation.

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201612:30 pm

Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have been adjourned till 2 pm.

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201612:26 pm

If you have a complaint on implementation, then we are ready to debate, don’t doubt our integrity: HM Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201612:24 pm

Home Minister Rajnath Singh says let the debate begin, the PM will intervene and make a statement in the Lok Sabha. The Congress meanwhile has stuck to its demand of the PM’s statement and an apology on the crisis.

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201612:20 pm

Opposition leaders and those of the NDA allies are now speaking in Lok Sabha. Prime Minister Modi is still not in the House though both Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley are present.

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201612:02 pm

Slogan in opposition protest: ‘ATM chalu Karo, Gareeb ka paisa Kahan Gaya? Man ki baat bandh Karo’

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201611:55 am

Ye notebandhi nahi kaale dhan ki naakebandhi ka virodh hai: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in Rajya Sabha

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201611:49 am

Rajya Sabha adjourned till noon. Lok Sabha has already been adjourned till 12.

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201611:47 am

J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti is in steadfast support of the BJP and PM Modi on the demonetisation move

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201611:46 am

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi and leaders of the DMK, CPM and RJD are protesting in front of the Gandhi statue.

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201611:45 am

Now, that’s a stinging answer to the BJP from its own ally.

Vishnu Varma November 28, 201611:39 am

‘Let PM come to the House and talk to us,’ says Congress V-P Rahul Gandhi as he demands Modi’s intervention in the proceedings in the House.