Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi chaired a meeting of party general secretaries to chalk out plans for the first note ban anniversary, being observed as a ‘black day’ across the country, party leaders said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced on November 8 last year that notes of higher denomination had been scrapped. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Gandhi said, “November 8 is a sad day for India. Prime Minister Modi has not been able to understand the feeling of the nation. Demonetisation was a disaster.