Demonetisation: Bhartiya Kissan Union distributes free potatoes in Lucknow

Agitating people under the aegis of Bhartiya Kissan Union (BKU) distributed free potatoes as a mark of protest against demonetisatio here, media reported on Wednesday.

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Lucknow, Nov 30: Agitating people under the aegis of Bhartiya Kissan Union (BKU) distributed free potatoes as a mark of protest against demonetisatio here, media reported on Wednesday.

"We are not against demonetisation but where will farmers go with Rs 1000 note in Nov. How will he function in sowing season?," said BKU district president Harinam Verma.

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"Therefore, as a mark of protest farmers are distributing free potatoes & will also stage a protest. Govt must do something,ädded Verma.

A united opposition had called a nationwide shutdown and protests on November 28 against the demonetisation move announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8.

Queues outside banks and ATMs and chaotic scenes still be seen outside banks and ATMs as people continue to hustle to get valid currency notes for meeting their daily expenses after the move announced to curb black money menace in the country.

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