Bihar: Angry people break locked gate of bank

  |   India News

A group of angry people on Sunday broke locked gate of a bank and forcibly entered the premises in Bihar's Gopalganj district after they were told that there was no cash, the state police said.

People, angry at having to go without small denomination currency notes after demonetisation, protested and tried to ransack banks at several places across the state as they failed to get cash despite standing for hours in long queues since morning.

"People forcibly entered a Punjab National Bank's branch in Mirganj after they broke the locked gate and staged protest against failure of banks in providing cash," a district police official said.

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