Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was in the Rajya Sabha to participate in the debate on demonetisation and had to wait till Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in the Upper House of Parliament before he could speak. 

After an adjournment, the debate on demonetisation continued with Singh speaking first and the former Prime Minister, who was also a former RBI governor and an economist, did not mince words on his criticism of the scheme. 

Here are the highlights of his speech: 

Here's the full video: