The state Congress, which is agitating for the last four days against demonetisation by the NDA government at the Centre, took out bike rallies at all the district headquarters and towns as also at taluka places on Saturday to highlight the problems faced by the common people owing to withdrawal of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.
In Ahmedabad, hundreds of bikers began their rally from Gandhi Ashram to Kochrab Ashram in Paldi area. Among the bikers included Ahmedabad City Congress Committee president Chetan Raval, MLAs Gayasuddin Sheikh and Shailesh Parmar, Leader of Opposition in Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Dinesh Sharma and AMC councillor Badruddin Sheikh. In Bhuj , bike rallies were taken out in Nakhatra and Rapar towns.
State party spokesperson Manish Doshi said bike rallies were also taken out in Rajkot, Vadodara, Surat, Bhavnagar and all other districts. Doshi said that on Sunday, party workers would hold demonstration in front of the residences of BJP MLAs, ministers and MPs against demonetisation.
Meanwhile, state party president Bharatsinh Solanki has urged the party workers not to indulge in any kind of violence during the “Bharat bandh”’ on November 28, the call for which has been given jointly by all opposition parties and supported by the Congress against demonetisation.