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Demonetisation war: Fissures in opposition over going ahead with Bharat Bandh

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The opposition-sponsored 'Bandh' scheduled to be held tomorrow to protest against the Centre's of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency notes, has been hit by a decision of the (United) not to participate.

This decision was taken in a meeting chaired by the party president Nitish Kumar, who has praised the Prime Minister for taking this bold step.

He said that he doesn't oppose the drive, but wants the government to check the inconvenience caused to the public

Apart from that, the government in has also decided not to participate in the strike.

In Haryana, Indian Lok Dal president Ashok Arora has also announced that the party, instead of supporting the 'Bandh', will highlight the problems being faced by the people due to and hold demonstrations before submitting memorandums to the administration.

The Bhiwani Industries Association has backed Prime Minister Modi's decision, as has the Rashtra Samithi in

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First Published: Sun, November 27 2016. 12:02 IST