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Black money hoarders left with no option but bandhs: Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju says those whose black money was turned into the trash are left with no option but to talk about bandhs

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

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No strikes and bandhs against can succeed as people everywhere in the country are with Prime Minister Modi in his battle against black money, Union Minister on Tuesday said.

"Those whose was turned into the trash are left with no option but to talk about bandhs. They should realise no bandhs against the move (demonetisation) can succeed. Nothing can come to a close in the country now, except The country stands with the Prime Minister in this battle. So, the bandh failed," Rijiju told reporters in Mussoorie.

He said even in Mussoorie people are strongly in support of the central government's move.

Accusing the Centre of being "anti-poor," non-parties on Monday hit the streets across the country to protest against scrapping of high currency notes.

The Union Minister of state for Home, who was here to attend a programme at the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration, asked officials to work with total dedication in the interest.

He said there is nothing to worry about the country's security on the borders as soldiers are guarding the frontiers and the knows well what it should do.

First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 17:07 IST