West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has tweeted a list of 112 people who had lost their lives standing in long queues outside ATMs and banks after Centre's demonetisation move
In a fresh attack against the Centre on the issue of demonetisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has tweeted a list of 112 people who had lost their lives standing in long queues outside ATMs and banks since November 8, when the Centre had banned old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 in its measure to curb black money and corruption from the country.
Since the step was taken by the government, the West Bengal chief minister has also along protested the way it was implemented, saying that the step has caused problems for the people of the country.
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) December 31, 2016
Last Tuesday, she along with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had organised a joint press conference, both leaders had support of all opposition parties over demonetisation issue even as the Left, JD(U) and NCP skipped the meet.
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The West Bengal chief minister had even said that they would soon prepare a common minimum programme to fight against the NDA Government. Addressing reporters, she had also likened the situation as not just “Emergency” but “Super Emergency.” Mamata also claimed that 92 percent villages in India do not have banks and asked how can the poor people of the country survive when banks are not giving money.