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Mamata Banerjee to kickstart dharna against demonetisation in Patna today

News Agencies | First published: 30 November 2016, 10:31 IST
Mamata Banerjee to kickstart dharna against demonetisation in Patna today

After her mega rally in Lucknow, Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday will sit on a dharna in Patna, Bihar today to demand roll back of the Centres' demonetisation decision.

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad said, the party will accompany Banerjee during the dharna, however, RJD alliance partner and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar led JD(U) will not participate.

Talking to reporters in Patna, Banerjee said every political party has its own stand on the demonetisation issue and so does Nitish Kumar and his party.

Earlier in Lucknow, Mamata questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on why BJP MPs and MLAs should submit their bank account transaction details only for the post-demonetisation period and not since the NDA government came to power.

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After her rally, Mamata thanked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party and the people of the state in a series of tweets.

"Thank u Lucknow & Uttar Pradesh.Thank u @yadavakhilesh @SamajwadiParty thanks to the women of UP for your presence in large numbers. We are taking this people's movement to Patna tomorrow at Gardani Bagh Dharnasthal, 1 pm," she said.

 
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