New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee along with leaders of three other political parties today hold protest march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan against currency demonetization to sought President Pranab Mukherjees intervention over solving the problem faced by the common people.
This protest march was joined by the leaders of political parties like National Conference, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) along with Shiv Sena, which was lead by the TMC chief Mamata Banerjee with her 40 Trinamool MPs over demanding of rollback of currency demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 rupee notes.
On other hand, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal skipped the march but his party politician Bhagwat Mann represented his side.
The West Bengal Chief Minister, dubbed this currency demonetization as a “big black scheme”. She said that banning currency decision has lead to deaths of around 20-30 peoples throughout the country and resulted in a loss of Rs 2 lakh crores to the GDP.
She added, “This is a big black scheme, today there are no vegetable in the market, no milk for babies and no medicine for the sick and the ailing. Around 20-30 people have already died, many of them due to stress.”
Reflecting on the cash-starved citizens’ suffering, Banerjee said that “Now ATM means ‘Aayega toh milega’.”
She further said, “The peaceful country has been pushed towards anarchy, this has led to law and order problems.”
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National Conference leader Omar Abdullah was among leaders who took part in the march that started from the Parliament House premises.