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Demonetisation row: BJP itself has done 'Bharat Bandh', says Mayawati

'There is no rift in the opposition parties over demonetisation,' Mayawati said

IANS  |  New Delhi 


chief on Monday accused the of doing a "Bharat Bandh" by demonetising higher currency currency and said the opposition was not divided over the issue.

"The alleged that the opposition has called a Bharat Bandh, but the fact is that the itself has done a by demonetising high currency notes," told the media.

She said there was no division within the opposition ranks.

"There is no rift in the opposition parties over The entire opposition is united," the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said.

She said the opposition had been demanding answers from Prime Minister over the November 8 that has caused a cash chaos across the country.

"We saw Modiji came to the Rajya Sabha before lunch but skipped the next session because he knew the opposition would demand answers from him," she said. "Why is he skipping Parliament?

"We heard Modiji speak in Kushinagar, where he accused the opposition of supporting black money and corruption," she said.

"Our party is concerned about the poor implementation of the demonetisation, which has made life of the poor miserable in the last 20 days."

The opposition has called a nationwide strike on Monday while the Congress has announced a 'Jan Akrosh Diwas'.

First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 13:01 IST