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Common man's 'aakrosh' fizzled out opposition's Aakrosh Diwas: BJP

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Taking a dig at the opposition after their call for 'Aakrosh Diwas' evoked a lukewarm response across the nation, Union Minister of State for Skill Development and leader has said that the reason their call had failed was because they were intimidated by the aakrosh (anguish) of people who have backed Prime Minister Modi's decision.

"The opposition, who were calling for on Aakrosh Diwas, witnessed the aakrosh of the people. They were intimidated by the people's Aakrosh that is why it was difficult to trace today. I think they are realising that their stand was wrong," Rudy told ANI here.

Nationwide protests were held yesterday against the central government's "mishandling" of their decision to demonetise currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000.

Only the in West Bengal, and had called a 'Bahrat Bandh' and carried out protest.

The Party said that their protest is against the Centre's attack on white money and for creating hardship for the common people and would only resort to protest as the 'bandh' would cause inconvenience to people.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, during her rally in Kolkata, vowed to evict Prime Minster Modi from Indian politics.

"Whether I die or live I will remove Prime Minister Modi from politics," she said.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 08:24 IST