APCC President Ripun Bora arrested in Guwahati
GUWAHATI: Assam Pradesh Congress Committee, President, Ripun Bora was arrested on Thursday for protesting outside Reserve Bank of India Guwahati against the BJP-led Government's demonetisation move, which completed 2 years on 8th November.
Along with Bora, Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Assembly, Debabrata Saikia, former minister Rockybul Hussain and Gaurav Gogoi, too, were arrested by the Panbazar police.
On November 8, 2016, the BJP-led Central Government announced the demonetisation of all Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 banknotes of the Mahatma Gandhi series and announced the issuance of new currency in exchange for the demonetised bank notes which had caused chaos among the citizens of India.
File photo of Ripun Bora