Parliament: Oppn demands apology from PM; both houses adjourned till Monday


New Delhi, 25 Nov: The eighth day of winter session of the parliament ended with heavy chaos over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s absence. Amid the chaos, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till Monday.


Here’s what happened in Rajya Sabha:

  • PM today said that Opposition is favouring black money, this is an insult to the entire Opposition; he must apologise: GN Azad, LoP in RS
  • PM must come to House and apologise to the opposition for his remarks; he must also clarify who has the black money: Mayawati in RS
  • PM made serious allegations against Opposition when he said that Opposition parties favouring black money;must apologise: Sharad Yadav in RS
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 PM after uproar in House as Opp demands PM’s apology for his remark that Opp parties favouring black money
  • Uproar in Rajya Sabha as Opposition continues to demand PM’s apology over his remark alleging Opp parties in favour of black money
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2: 30 PM after uproar in the House as Opposition storms the well demanding PM’s apology over his remark.
  • Uproar in Rajya Sabha as Opposition continues to demand PM’s apology over his remark alleging Opp parties in favour of black money
  • Rajya Sabha adjourned till 28th November 11 AM as uproar by opposition continues

Here’s what happened in Lok Sabha:

  • As Arun Jaitley started speaking on Demonetization, opposition raised slogans.
  • Speaker Sumitra Mahajan watches the warring leaders for a while before asking them to quiet down and soon adjourns the Lok Sabha till 12 pm.
  • Opposition stick to its demand of Modi’s presence in Lok Sabha.
  • As Opposition din did not die down even after many requests by the Speaker, Mahajan adjourned the Lok Sabha till Monday (28 November) 11 am.


On day seven, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally decided to speak at the Rajya Sabha. Opposition parties stand unitedly to fight against Modi’s demonetisation move, the government on Wednesday reached out to rivals, seeking a debate to end the impasse in Parliament where protests have washed out proceedings from last 6 days.

On day six, almost the entire opposition put up a united front against demonetisation paralysing Parliament’s functioning over the mode of discussion on the issue and the Prime Minister’s presence during debates on the issue.

On day five, the Winter session of Parliament, both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha failed to conduct business as the opposition parties demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s participation in the House debate over demonetisation move. However, the PM chose to skip the house even today.

On day four, opposition parties put forward a united front in Parliament as they escalated attacks on the government over the demonetization issue. Both Houses had to be adjourned multiple times through the day only to be reconvened for a brief couple of minutes before pandemonium ensued again.

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On day three, both the houses of Parliament failed to conduct business as the opposition denied to halt its protests against the demonetization of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes.

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On day two, the war on demonetisation was in the full swing against the central government in both houses of Parliament. After many adjournments, Rajya Sabha just after resuming at 3 pm, adjourned till today while the Lok Sabha was adjourned till today at 12 pm after uproar over demonetisation issue.

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On day one, Lok Sabha was adjourned after obituary references. While in the Rajya Sabha a serious discussion between the government and opposition took place about the demonetisation move announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8. The Opposition parties moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on day 2.

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Wefornews Bureau

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