Demonetisation protest- Lalu to give Mamata show a miss

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Patna, Nov 30: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav will not be joining West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's dharna in protest against demonetisation in Patna today, said reports.

The TMC chief arrived in Bihar's capital yesterday to meet Lalu and his wife Rabri Devi. She told reporters that she had come to inquire about Lalu's health. However, it was being widely reported that she was seeking Lalu's support in protest against demonetisation

Lalu Yadav

Mamata has been leading protests against the Centre's decision ever since its announcement and is reaching out to leaders across parties to join her in opposing it.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar earlier came out in support of demonetisation, a move which raised eyebrows in political circles.

Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi had welcomed Nitish's remarks on demonetisation.

Before coming to Bihar, the TMC chief was in Lucknoiw, where she addressed a rally and attacked BJP-led Centre over banning of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes.

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