Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday termed the demonetisation drive a “shameless flop show” and announced three days of nationwide protests starting on Tuesday.
“Trinamool Congress is organising nationwide protest against Modi babu’s shameless flop-show NoteBandi,” Ms Banerjee said, referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
She said ‘dharnas’ would be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in West Bengal, Bhubaneswar, Punjab, Kishanganj (Bihar), Manipur, Tripura, Assam, Jharkhand and Delhi.
She also demanded the removal of restrictions on cash withdrawals in banks imposed after the November 8 demonetisation. “Restrictions should be removed. Hardships being faced by millions due to demonetisation,” she added.