Parliament winter session Day 5 live: Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow over demonetisation row

Demonetisation continues to cause chaos on the day 5 of the winter session of Parliament

Day four at the winter session of both the houses of the Parliament witnessed an uproar over demonetisation.

Leaders of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) conducted a parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday ahead of the beginning of the day five of the winter session of the parliament. Leaders of the opposition too held a meeting in the parliament ahead of the beginning of today’s session.

“We passed a resolution in favour of demonetisation, was moved by the Home Minister Rajnath Singh,” Urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu said after the BJP Parliamentary party meet.

“We are ready for discussion on demonetisation, have said it many times,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said after the BJP Parliamentary party meet.

“Some people saying even FM did not know of this decision, and then they say the party knew beforehand,” he added.

Meanwhile, president Pranab Mukherjee will be meeting the leaders of opposition on the sidelines demonetisation today.

Catch all the live updates here:

4:00 pm: It has become a fashion for all to criticise PM for everything, they are all rattled by the growing popularity of the PM: Venkaiah Naidu

2:05 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till tomorrow after protests continue over demonetisation row

12:38 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM amid uproar demonetisation

12:15 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow as uproar continues over demonetisation issue

12:13 pm: Uproar in Lok Sabha continues over demonetisation issue, opposition demand PM Modi’s presence in the Parliament.

12:12 pm: Want to tell everyone that we are ready for a debate in both the houses: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar in Lok Sabha

12:10 pm: Congress demand in Lok Sabha PM’s presence in the Parliament for demonetisation debate

12:04 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12:32 PM after continued uproar demonetisation

11:40 am: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon

11:39 am: Opposition demands Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reply on the move

11:35 am: Uproar in Rajya Sabha over demonetisation

11:20 am: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 pm after protests over demonetisation