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NYC protest with begging bowls before RBI

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

: Activists of the Nationalist Youth (NYC) today agitated with begging bowls in front of the RBI here, protesting against the currency crunch faced in recently.

The protesters alleged that the Central and RBI were denying currency to keralites.

The activists, led by their president Mujib Rehaman, came in a procession and squatted in front of RBI raising slogans.

President Uzhavoor Vijayan inaugurated the agitation.

is a coalition partner of the ruling CPI(M) led in

had witnessed acute shortage of currency notes early this month with finding it difficult to disburse salaries and pension through state treasuries.

RBI had informed that the shortage was due to the truckers strike.

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First Published: Tue, April 18 2017. 14:42 IST