India rupee ban: Opposition parties begin 'day of rage'

India rupee ban: Opposition parties begin 'day of rage'
 

Indian opposition parties say thousands will participate in nationwide protests against the government's ban on two major currency notes.
Earlier this month, the 500 and 1,000 rupee notes were banned overnight, causing chaos as people lined up at banks to exchange their old currency.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has defended the decision saying it was an anti-corruption measure.
But opposition parties say the move was mishandled.
Last week, they stalled parliament and demanded Mr Modi should apologise for the decision.
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