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Congress holds protest near RBI against Note Bandi
'Senior leaders, activists detained'
11/9/2018 9:40:44 PM
Early Times Report
Jammu, Nov 9: A strong protest demonetization was held by the Congress party near Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Office in Jammu today, on the 2nd anniversary of demonetization in the Country today.
They raised slogans carrying placards denouncing the action of the Modi Govt. which has caused great loss to the economy of the country and ruined the small and tiny private sector and causing huge sufferings to the daily wage earners, who were deprived of job and bread and butter besides over hundred people lost their lives standing in quees outside banks to get their hard earned money.
After holding demonstration for around two hours, the senior leaders and activists were taken into preventive custody by police and taken to DPL Gandhinagar, along with over 300 party activists comprising leaders of PCC, Districts, Blocks, Corporators and Frontal Organizations.
Earlier addressing the demonstrators the AICC Secretary Sudhir Sharma described the adverse affects of the demonetization and said that three main objectives announced by Prime Minister Modi including terror and naxal funding, Black money and fake Currency, nothing was achieved as over 99 % of the demonetized money has returned to banks, as per RBI. Out of 15.44 lac crores, demonetized, an amount of 15.31 lac crores returned to the banks, so where is black money, sought to be eliminated by Modi Ji.
Modi government's step has ruined the poor and common man and economy of the country suffered a great set back. He questioned who were benefitted out of this action, as black money has become white, at the cost of poor and middle class, who suffered for nothing. He lashed out at the economic policies of Modi Government where by the poor of this country is facing difficult for bread and butter, as the unprecedented price hike of all commodities of daily need.
The prices of petrol and diesel are touching record high, when price of crude oil in International market is nearly half of the time of UPA government. Former Minister Mula Ram also raised questions over the demonetization and said that this action has benefitted the rich and capitalist while the poor and honest citizen suffered. He said that even after two years the nation could not recover for its adverse affect and the government is pressuring RBI to part with more than three lac crores of its reserve.
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