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Tripura Congress unit stages protest outside RBI office over demonetization

Updated: Jan 10, 2017 12:57 IST

Itanagar(Agartala)[India], Jan. 10(ANI): The Tripura unit of Congress on Monday staged a demonstration in demonstration in front of the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) office in Agartala and demanded circulation of more new notes.

Congress supporters brought out a protest rally demanding Prime Minister Modi's resignation allegedly for looting money of the poor, farmers, working class and the unemployed in the name of recovering black money and demonstrated with empty plates in from of the RBI office here.

Former member of Lok Sabha and AICC Coordinator for Tripura Sardar Amzad Ali who led the agitation said, "As Prime Minister Narendra Modi had made commitments to the people that the move will bring back black money, terror funding and solve the problem of counterfeit currencies and within 50 days everything will be normal."

"But even after crossing the deadline that Prime Minister Modi had declared the suffering of people are still continuing and the worst sufferers are the poor. Congress party which till the deadline was silent is now agitating and protesting against the Prime Minister's move," he added

Ali further added that Congress will continue its agitation against demonetization until the problem is solved.

Beside capital Agartala the Congress party has launched an extensive campaign up to sub-division level across the state over demonetization and attacked the BJP led government at the centre for miserably failed in delivering the assured benefits to the people.(ANI)

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