Demonetisation: LDF to organise 'human chain' in Kerala on Dec 29

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Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13: The ruling CPI(M)-led LDF in Kerala will organise a 'human chain' across the state on December 29 as part of its plans to intensify protests against hardships faced by people due to the demonetisation scheme.

The 'human chain' would be formed from northern district Kasaragod to state capital in the south, Thiruvananthapuram, LDF convener Vaikom Viswan said. "Not only party workers and sympathisers but everybody who share the same sentiments on the issue can participate in the human-chain protest," he said.

LDF to organise 'human chain' in Kerala

Before organising the 'human chain', the front would conduct conventions in all panchayats across the state on December 20 while 'Padayatras' would be held on December 22 to create awareness among people about the drawbacks of withdrawing high denomination notes, he said.

Party volunteers would also conduct house visits at the booth level on December 27 and 28 in this regard, he said. Alleging that only corporates have benefited from the demonetisation, Viswan said the decision to withdraw currency was taken by the Centre with "political motives."


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