Demonetisation: Opposition protests over note ban outside Parliament

Opposition parties on Wednesday came together to protest against demonetisation outside Parliament, with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi describing it as the world's 'biggest impromptu financial experiment' and said they are firm on their demand for a JPC probe into the 'scam'. Parties form a human chain outside the parliament building during the protest.

FP Staff November 23, 2016 15:04:45 IST
Opposition parties on Wednesday came together to protest against demonetisation outside Parliament, with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi describing it as the world's "biggest impromptu financial experiment" and said they are firm on their demand for a JPC probe into the "scam". Parties form a human chain outside the parliament building during the protest. (Photo: AP)
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Opposition parties on Wednesday came together to protest against demonetisation outside Parliament, with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi describing it as the world's "biggest impromptu financial experiment" and said they are firm on their demand for a JPC probe into the "scam". Parties form a human chain outside the parliament building during the protest. (Photo: AP)
With a united opposition protesting and almost 200 MPs from various parties participating in the discussion, the Prime Minister should explain in Parliament why he took such a decision and why he "leaked" the decision to his industrialist friends and BJP leaders, he said. Placard in Hindi on right reads, "Farmers and labourers are crying, the prime minister is sleeping". (Photo: AP)
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With a united opposition protesting and almost 200 MPs from various parties participating in the discussion, the Prime Minister should explain in Parliament why he took such a decision and why he "leaked" the decision to his industrialist friends and BJP leaders, he said. Placard in Hindi on right reads, "Farmers and labourers are crying, the prime minister is sleeping". (Photo: AP)
Opposition MPs including those of Congress, SP, BSP, TMC, DMK, CPI, CPI(M) among others were outside Parliament near Gandhi Statue protesting the demonetisation. (Photo: AP)
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Opposition MPs including those of Congress, SP, BSP, TMC, DMK, CPI, CPI(M) among others were outside Parliament near Gandhi Statue protesting the demonetisation. (Photo: AP)
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said a cent percent united opposition was standing outside Parliament and the entire opposition is united, over 200 MPs are standing and the PM should tell why he has taken this decision. (Photo: AP)
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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said a cent percent united opposition was standing outside Parliament and the entire opposition is united, over 200 MPs are standing and the PM should tell why he has taken this decision. (Photo: AP)
"We feel there is a scam behind this decision. We feel he informed his own people before and the opposition is firm that it wants a JPC," Rahul Gandhi said. (Photo: AP)
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"We feel there is a scam behind this decision. We feel he informed his own people before and the opposition is firm that it wants a JPC," Rahul Gandhi said. (Photo: AP)