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Opposition leaders held for protesting against note ban

IANS  |  Chennai 

Opposition party activists were arrested on Monday in for protesting against the of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.

DMK Treasurer M.K. Stalin, Congress Committee President S. Thirunavukkarasar and CPI-M Secretary G. Ramakrishnan were among those taken into custody.

Educational institutions, shops and other offices worked as usual across the state.

Speaking at the protest venue, Stalin said the DMK was not opposed to the November 8 but was against the hardship caused to the common man in the wake an unprecedented cash crunch.

Thirunavukkarasar accused the central government of implementing the scheme without any proper planning.



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First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 17:34 IST