Pandemonium in Delhi Assembly: Kejriwal slams Modi, BJP MLA marshalled out

The Delhi Chief Minister has hit out at Narendra Modi for letting his "friends" escape before bring the demonetisation policy

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for the demonetisation policy saying that the government is not taking any action against the rich. Kejriwal was addressing an emergency session of the Delhi Assembly over the cash crisis.

Pandemonium was witnessed in the House when BJP MLA Vijender Gupta was marshalled out of the assembly.

The Delhi Assembly has moved a resolution urging President Pranab Mukherjee to direct Centre to withdraw the demonetisation policy.

Alleging black money transactions by the Prime Minister, Kejriwal said that unaccounted cash was recovered from Aditya Birla group’s office in 2013 and one of those transactions was in the name of the Gujarat. “Rs 25 crore unaccounted cash was recovered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from the Aditya Birla group’s New Delhi office during the search operation conducted in 2013. For the first time in history of independent India, a sitting PM’s name has come in black money transactions,” he said.