Kolkata: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee joins the protest march in Kolkata followed by a huge crowed, she walked from College Square to Esplanade. Launching a scathing attack on PM Modi protesting the note ban, Mamata called the move anti-people.
Opposition parties led by the Congress are organising ‘Jan Aakrosh Diwas’ on Monday to protest against the Centre’s demonetisation move.
The first week of the winter session in Parliament saw opposition parties stand as a united front, but they appear divided on how they will protest against the move on Monday.
The Left Front is intent on holding a 12-hour bandh in West Bengal, but the Trinamool Congress-led state government has vowed to foil it. The state finance department has issued a circular stating that all employees would be required to attend office on Monday and Tuesday, and exceptions would be made only in case of bereavement, maternity leave, hospitalisation and other ‘genuine reasons’.