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Sharad Yadav, Arun Jaitley exchange barbs in Rajya Sabha

Oppn demanded the House to mourn killing of armymen and deaths of persons in post-demonetisation hardships

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday exchanged sharp barbs in the Rajya Sabha over the demonetisation issue as the Opposition stalled the pre-noon proceedings. The incident happened when members of the Congress, Trinamool Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajwadi Party created uproar over their demand that the House mourn the killing of 25 armymen since surgical strikes and deaths of 82 persons in post-demonetisation hardships. Yadav said it was unprecedented that there was no obituary reference for the seven army personnel ...

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 12:28 IST
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