Mamata Banerjee threatens to demonstrate outside PM Modi’s residence

The TMC supremo along with Trinamool Congress leaders and activists led a massive rally in the heart of Kolkata.

By: PTI | Kolkata | Updated: November 28, 2016 3:57 pm
mamata banerjee, modi, narendra modi, demonetisation, mamata protest, mamata banerjee protest, demonetisation protest bharat bandh, demonetisation impact, india news Mamata Banerjee, center, shouts slogans as she leads a protest march against the government’s decision to withdraw high denomination notes from circulation. (Source: AP)

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday threatened to demonstrate outside Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence against demonetisation, vowing to dislodge him from the seat of power if the scrapping of high value currency notes is not withdrawn. “The entire country is suffering. There is no money in banks, ATMS. So far 80 people have died due to the hardships caused by demonetisation. But Narendra Modi is having a sound sleep and giving lectures on taking the country towards cashless economy,” she told a rally in Kolkata.

“Most of the people in rural areas do not have bank accounts. How will they cope up with this situation?” Banerjee said after her protest march from College Square to Esplanade. Continuing her tirade against Modi, Banerjee said she would fight till the end against the “anti-people” decision which has imposed an “undeclared financial emergency” in the country.

“I will not stop until and unless this decision is rolled back. I had also given solutions on how to cope with this situation. But they (Centre) did not accept it.

“Whoever opposes him, he will send CBI, ED, Income Tax after them to muzzle their voices. But he can’t muzzle my voice. I will again go to Delhi and raise my voice, take out protest march and if needed I will demonstrate in front of Modi’s house…I will not stop until and unless he is out of power,” Banerjee said.

The TMC supremo along with Trinamool Congress leaders and activists led a massive rally in the heart of Kolkata. She lauded intellectuals for playing a vital role in protesting against the “anti-people” decision. Banerjee herself raised slogans like “Modi sarkar hai hai” and “Tanashahi nahi chalegi”.

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    Salam
    Nov 28, 2016 at 1:31 pm
    Demonetization is not effecting the real black money holders, but 80% of Common people of India are struggling every day for livelihood. Punishing ordinary Indian is not called Desh Bhakti...Goverment of the day is Misleading the nation with false promises.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Demonetization supporters are Paid Media, RSS workers and hand ful of BJP party workers. But real face of India is worsening and its a draconian act of the government of the Day.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS(=NDA) Cyber cell employee are full time paid to write foul languages if any one speak about any issues of the government of the day
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      Narayan Chandra
      Nov 28, 2016 at 12:16 pm
      Mamata Didilt;br/gt;Instead of again going to Delhi and raise your voice and take out protest march and demonstration in front of PM Modi’s house for demonetisation… it will be better to search Sharada Chit Fund amount which was vanished by your party member and for God"s shake return the complete amount to all poor people who had deposited their hard work amount.
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        .p.k.mohapatra
        Nov 28, 2016 at 2:19 pm
        wonder of wonders these types of leaders are megalomaniacs in the name of poor they grab power and stick to theim call for bharat bund when such money crunch is there it doesnt help the poor it aggravates their trouble such leaders play and charge public emotion and get power history repeats and sir winston churchills words in relation to to indias post indepence politics do seem to be correct to some extent mind les opposition unnecssacery rhethorics doesnt help our country
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          psb
          Nov 28, 2016 at 11:05 am
          blackmoney aur chit fund chalegi...lt;br/gt;why don't these leader help the people who are having hard timeslt;br/gt;or they want modi to come? like in raiya sabha
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            Raman Govindan
            Nov 28, 2016 at 11:47 am
            she wants to be arrested and feel that a feather is added to her cap! all gimmicks!
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