Rajnath meets Uddhav to convince him over currency demonetisation

Photo of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.

Mumbai: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to convince him over difference in views that has spread among Bhartiya Janata Party along with its oldest on currency demonetization.

Rajnath had spoken to Uddhav to convey BJP’s unhappiness over NDA ally participated in protest march against along with Trinamool Congress and several other political parties yesterday to meet President Pranab Mukherjee over his intervention to solve issue of currency demonetization.

The BJP ally Shiv Sena yesterday had joined a protest march to Rashtrapati Bhawan against the government move of currency demonetization along with several political parties led by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee that was supported by Aaam Admi Party (AAP) and National Conference.

On other hand, the parties which took part in the march sought immediate withdrawal of demonetisation exercise.

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The Sena had differed on the issue and insisted that the government extend the deadline of accepting the old currency notes.

Rajnath earlier talked to Thackeray on phone for about 10 minutes and is understood to have told him that Shiv Sena joining hands with the opposition.

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Talking on the development, Thackeray said his party is with the government in the fight against black money, but the public has been inconvenienced by its implementation.