Congress workers to gherao Collectorate offices on 6th
|Source: The Hitavada Date: 04 Jan 2017 10:09:47|
A general meeting of the Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) was held here at Congress Bhawan on Tuesday.
Chaired by CPCC President Bhupesh Baghel, Congress party members discussed over the strategy to protest against demonetisation.
In the meeting, Baghel targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that 50 days are already over, but he hasn’t spoken a word on the black money. His decision of demonetisation was authoritative and caused much main to farmers, labourers, businessmen and citizens in large. He also asked party workers to follow the instructions of party high command.
On January 6, Congress party workers will stage Gherao of Collectorate offices at their respective districts to aware the Collector about problems people facing due to demonetization whereas on the Mahila Congress members will protests with empty utensils on January 9. And thereafter, they will march to Delhi to attend a rally to be addressed by All India Congress Committee (AICC) Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
CPCC Spokesperson Anil Sharma said Government can’t ration withdrawal of our own money. CPCC will work according to the direction of AICC. It’s litmus test for the Congress workers as they have to reach citizens and inform them about corruption of Central Government. AICC Secretary Bhakt Charan Das said now they are going to expose the corruption of Central Government, which is publicizing a foreign company. Such publicity to a foreign company hurts the esteem of nation while indicating towards an online payment company. Demonetization will prove to be the biggest scandal of all time. Leader of Opposition TS Singhdeo addressed that Congress need to react in right way. Nation is being pushed into financial slavery due to demonetization while the citizens are being misled.
In her speech, State Mahila Congress President Phooladevi Netam said that those Indian women, who used to save money for urgencies, are now in trouble. Hence, they too will join shoulder with men in protests. Congress party members from all the party offshoots attended the meeting.