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Demonetisation woes: Three injured in clash outside bank in UP

The incident happened when an altercation broke out between the two groups over a person from the other group entering the queue.

By: PTI | Muzaffarnagar |
December 3, 2016 3:15:47 pm
demonetisation, cash flow, banks, jharkhand demonetisation, banks cash, news, latest news, India news, national news Long queues have been seen outside banks all over the country since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes to curb black money.

Three persons were injured in a clash between two groups outside a bank in Miranpur town, police said on Friday. The injured have been identified as Mohammad Ibrahim, Naeem and Saleem. All of them were admitted to a hospital in critical condition. The incident happened when an altercation broke out between the two groups over a person from the other group entering the queue. Police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

In another incident, people blocked Panipat Highway in Kairana outside a Punjab National Bank branch and raised slogans over shortage of cash. The highway was re-opened after the police pacified the protesters.

Meanwhile, Bharatiya Kisan Union Chairman Rakesh Tikait said that farmers were wasting their valuable time standing in long queues outside banks, thus affecting their agricultural activities. Long queues have been seen outside banks all over the country since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes to curb black money.

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