Trade unions gave a call to observe 28th January 2017 as an “Opposition Day” to protest the difficulties caused by demonetisation. Many protests were organised across the country. Trade Unions organised protests at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. Various sections of workers participated in this.
AITUC, CITU, Hind Mazdoor Sabha, AICCTU, MEC, INTUC, AIUTUC, UTUC, TUCC, Sewa and LPF organised the protest. The joint protest was addressed by several speakers like Comrades Amarjeet Kaur and Dhirendra Sharma of AITUC, Com. Malkotia of CITU, Com. Lokesh Kumar of MEC, Krishipal from INTUC, Com. R.K.Sharma of AIUTUC, Com. Santosh Rai from AICCTU, Com. Shatrujeet Singh from UTUC, Com Dharmendra Kumar Varma from TUCC and Sashi Bhushan Choudhary of Hind Mazdoor Sabha