Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17:

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Shivraj Patil would lead the protest rally in front of the regional office of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in Odisha capital to protest against demonetization and destruction of the central bank’s autonomy.

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This would be as part of the protest at 25 other locations across the country.

The gherao will go on from January 18 to 23 in different cities across the country.

The Congress is demanding complete restoration of money supply, a fixation of responsibility for the mess of demonetisation and lifting of restrictions on people to withdraw their own hard earned money from their own bank accounts.

Several prominent leaders like Anand Sharma will lead the gherao in New Delhi, Randeep Singh Surjewala in Mumbai, N. Sanjeeva Reddy in Kolkata, Prithviraj Chavan in Bengaluru (January 19), Oscar Fernandes in Chennai (January 20), Rajeev Shukla in Chandigarh, Kapil Sibal in Dehradun, K.C. Venugopal in Panaji, Shakeel Ahmad in Lucknow, Gurudas Kamat in Jaipur, Sushil Kumar Shinde in Ahmedabad and Salman Khurshid in Patna.