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Congress workers show RBI Governor black flags at Kolkata airport

PTI
Published : Dec 15, 2016, 7:25 pm IST
Updated : Dec 15, 2016, 7:26 pm IST

They also raised slogans 'Urjit Patel go back' and 'Urjit Patel hai hai'.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel. (Photo: File)
 RBI Governor Urjit Patel. (Photo: File)

Kolkata: Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel was on Thursday shown black flags at the airport in Kolkata during a protest by Congress workers against demonetisation.

Police sources said when the RBI Governor arrived at the NSC Bose airport, Congress workers staged a demonstration and showed him black flags.

They also raised slogans "Urjit Patel go back" and "Urjit Patel hai hai". The security personnel managed to escort the RBI Governor inside the airport.

Earlier in the day, Trinamool Congress and the CPI(M) had staged a demonstration outside the RBI office in Kolkata where Patel was present during the central board meeting of RBI.

Tags: urjit patel, mamata banerjee, congress, demonetisation
Location: India, West Bengal, Calcutta [Kolkata]