ProMASS: Nov 30, 2016: The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha witnessed uproar with Opposition parties demanding Prime Minister’s presence during the discussion on demonetisation on high value currency notes. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 PM following Opposition uproar on the issue of demonetisation. When the House re-assembled at Noon, Opposition members started shouting slogans.
Earlier, when the House met for the day, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad demanded that the House should make an obituary reference to those martyred in the border areas and those people who reportedly lost their lives because of trauma while standing long queues for money withdrawals before banks and ATMs.
Leader of House, Arun Jaitley told the agitating members that the discussion on demonetisation is going on and the government is ready for a discussion on the issue at the border. Mayawati of BSP alleged that the government is not concerned about the prevailing situation in the country because of demonetisation. The Lok Sabha is conducting its scheduled business amidst noisy scenes by the opposition members on demonetisation.