Demonetisation protests: RBI Governor heckled outside Kolkata airport

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Kolkata, Dec 15: The Reserve Bank of India Governor, Urijit Patel was on Thursday heckled by protestors outside the Kolkata airport. Scores of protestors suspected to be Congress workers heckled Patel while he was trying to enter the airport.

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Protestors were holding placards and posters criticising the decision of the government which made the decision on demonetisation on November 8.

Urjit Patel heckled by protestors

The protestors shouted slogans against the decision and the RBI governor. Patel was pushed around by the protestors despite there being heavy security. The RBI Governor was in Kolkata to attend a function.

The major protests against demonetisation was led by West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee. She had led the protests in Delhi and demanded a roll back of the decision.

Parliament too has been disrupted for several days over this decision.

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