Winter Session LIVE updates: Logjam continues in the Parliament over Demonetisation

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Parliament, Winter session, lok sabha, rajya sabha, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, demonetisation, Rajya sabha

Amid the logjam in the Parliament over opposition’s demand to Prime Minister to speak in the upper house on Demonetisation move by the government, PM Modi was expected to speak in the house on Thursday, but the proceedings in the upper house didn’t go smoothly after lunch as Prime Minister didn’t go to the Rajya Sabha and opposition created a ruckus demanding PM Modi’s presence during the discussion of Demonetisation.

In the recently conducted survey on the PM Modi App, over 90% of the respondents backed the PM’s move on demonetisation.

ALSO READ: Over 90% respondents back demonetisation move on PM Modi’s App!

“I thank people for the historic participation in the survey. It’s satisfying to read the insightful views & comments,” PM Modi said on Twitter on Wednesday.

Here are the LIVE updates of proceedings in the Parliament:


Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day following logjam by the opposition over Prime Minister’s absence in the house.


Rajya Sabha adjourned till 3:00 pm as opposition demands Prime Minister’s presence in the house during the discussion over Demonetisation.


Rajya Sabha resumed after lunch. Prime Minister not present in the house.


Derek O’Brien speaks on demonetisation in Rajya Sabha

PM ran a poll and said 92% of people are happy, want to know where are these happy people: Derek O’Brien on demonetisation


Lok Sabha adjourned for the day as the opposition continues uproar over Demonetisation issue.


Manmohan Singh Demonetisation

Would like to know from PM, names of countries where people have deposited money in bank, but aren’t allowed to withdraw: Manmohan Singh


PM said for 50 day for the poor even 50 days can be detrimental: Former PM Manmohan Singh in Rajya Sabha.

Move could affect the GDP of country.


The Government agrees to start the debate in the upper house over Demonetisation.

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speaks in Rajya Sabha.


Prime Minister to be present in Rajya Sabha from 12 noon.


Both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha adjourned till 12:00 noon following uproar over demonetisation.


If it is on demonetisation issue, let opposition resume the debate and Dr Manmohan Singh speak: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Rajya Sabha.


Proceedings in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha begins with uproar on demonetisation.



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