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Bandh on demonetisation issue evokes good response in Tripura

Press Trust of India  |  Agartala 

Normal life was hit in Left-ruled today in response to a dawn-to-dusk to protest against and press for the use of the old high-value notes till the situation became normal.

The evoked a good response in the state with schools, colleges and shops remaining closed and vehicles staying off the roads. However, banks were open as they were out of the purview of the


There was no untoward incident in any part of the state till noon, police said.

Opposition Congress, which is opposing the bandh, was observing 'Akrosh Diwas' in the state by organising rallies and processions.

"We are against because it is inconveniencing people but we are against the because it also causes inconveniences," Pradesh Committee (TPCC) President and Birajit Sinha said.

unit of Trinamul (TMC) also opposed the on the same grounds.

"We are against but do not support the because it spoils work culture and also causes monetary loss of common people," TMC spokesperson Asish Saha told reporters.

The unit of BJP was also opposed to the

President of unit of BJP Biplab Deb said, "Political parties supporting black money have called the bandh".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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