Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was detained by police during protests at Jantar Mantar. Sisodia was attending a protest rally against the demonetisation scheme at Jantar Mantar. The Aam Aadmi Party leader has been quite vocally opposing the demonetisation scheme announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8. Earlier AAP chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, along with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had also addressed a rally protesting demonetisation at Azadpur Mandi, where they had been shown black flags by supporters of PM Modi who were chanting his name.
Meanwhile, it was also reported that the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress was preparing for another protest in Delhi against the government’s decision to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes overnight. The demonetisation scheme has been protested against by the opposition parties who cite the examples of the troubles faced by the common man as one of the reasons.
It was reported that Manish Sisodia was to lead a protest march aginst demonetisaion to the parliament. sisodia was ddressing the crowd outside the parliament police station along with AAP’s Satyendra Jain, Kapil Mishra and Dilip Pandey. Sisodia went on his Twitter account and criticised the Prime Minister on his staement that demonetisaion would help in stopping terrorism. Sisodia said that terrorists have been found with the new Rs 2000 notes.