Demonetisation: Lower house of Indian Parliament passes Bill to impose taxes on unaccounted cash deposits
The Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016, which was tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Monday, proposed to increase the penalty from 10 per cent to 30 per cent. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons)
The opposition leaders had raised the demand for a debate on demonetisation through an adjournment motion, but Hukum Singh (BJP), who was chairing the proceedings, asked them to wait till he asks members to lay the matters of urgent poublic importance.
The opposition parties continued their tirade against the government in both houses of the Parliament.
More than 30 opposition members, including those from the Congress, TMC and the Left parties, trooped into the Well shouting slogans.