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'Jan Aakrosh Divas': AAP, CPI hold protest in Raj

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur/ Sikar 

The called by Opposition parties as part of the 'Jan Aakrosh Divas' being observed across the nation against the over the issue received lukewarm response in as normal life remained unaffected.

The held a demonstration at Transport Nagar in against the and the Centre's failure to make prior arrangements for distribution of new currency.

"Preparations should have been made before demonetising the currency notes. People are facing hardships in exchanging scrapped notes and are left with no cash-in-hand. Normal life has been badly hit," leader Amit Lio alleged.

The took out a march to protest while the ABVP took out a rally against the Opposition's call in the city amid tight security arrangements.

"All the markets were open and there was no impact of the call here. Trading was as usual," Vyapar Mahasangh president Subhash Goyal said.

He said the business community has welcomed because of its far reaching impact.

"People from the trade and industry, and common men have not supported the and therefore there was no impact," the Mahasangh's secretary AjayVijayvargiya.

There was no visible impact of the at markets in Sikar and normal life remained unaffected.

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In Jaipur, (M), and other left parties took out an 'Akrosh' rally against the problems faced by people due to the decision of

The joint rally was addressed by CPI(M) leader and former MLA Amra Ram who said that rich people have faced no difficulties but the common man is facing hardship for currency and difficulties in meeting daily expenses.

First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 18:48 IST