New Delhi: Following the uproar in the Parliament’s Winter Session on discussions over Bharatiya Janata Party’s demonetisation move and Congress’s Ghulam Nabi Azad’s remark, both the Lower and Upper House has been adjourned till Monday. 

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu while briefing the media over Palriament logjam said, “We have said we are ready for the discussion, don’t know why the opposition is creating uproar in the house. The Congress party is trying to divert the issue and is running away from having the discussion in the parliament.” 

I want to know from Congress that what is their view on Ghulam Nabi Azad’s statement,” Venkaiah Naidu added.  

“Congress issue ko divert karne ka prayaas kar rahe hain, aur mujhe lagta hai ki vo charcha se bhaag rahe hain,” Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said. 

The Opposition continues to hit the PM Modi led government after the government decided to demontise two big value currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000.

Parliament Live updates:

Rajya Sabha adjourned till Monday after uproar over demonetization issue and Ghulam Nabi Azad’s remark.

* Rajya Sabha once again resumes, but uproar continues over currency ban issue and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad’s remark.

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.30PM. 

* Lok Sabha adjuourned till Monday.

* Ruckus continues in both the Houses of the Parliament over demonetisation issue. 

* Rajya Sabha adjourned for the third time till 12:30PM after ruckus over demonetisation

BJP demands unconditional apology from Ghulam Nabi Azad for comparing Uri attack martyrs and people who died while standing in queues.  

* Amid uproar, Rajya Sabha adjourned for the second time till 12PM.

Trinamool Congress (TMC) protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament premises over government’s demonetisation move.

* Following uproar over demonetisation issue, both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12PM and 11:30AM.

Earlier on Thursday, scathing his attack at the Centre, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Mamata Banerjee, in a joint protest rally demanded the government to roll back of its demonetisation and threatened to intensify their protest if the government does not do so.

The Congress party also hit out the  government over its poor implementation of its sudden currency ban and said that millions of people are facing a lot of inconvenience, as they have to stand for hours outisde banks, ATMs, post offices to deposit, exchange the demonetised notes. 

 

First Published | 18 November 2016 11:29 AM
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