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1 Year Of Demonetization: Political Parties, Civil Societies Observe 'Black Day'

Bhubaneswar: Various political organisations and civil society outfits on Wednesday observed 'Black Day,' as a mark of protest against one year of demonetization. On November 8, 2016, the NDA Government led by Narendra Modi had announced ban of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denominations, leading to widespread criticism.

Political parties including CPI (M), Trinamool Congress and Congress held protest rallies in Bhubaneswar.

The members of Trinamool Congress burnt effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and raised slogans against the NDA Government.

Similarly, The Odisha unit of Congress also held a protest march from Congress Bhawan to RBI. Many senior leaders of the party including OPCC President Prasad Harichandan and hundreds of party workers took part in the protest march.

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