Jan 7, 2017: Against demonetisation, Congress staged protest in Dighalipukhuri. On 8th November 2016, step towards demonetisation was apprehended and yet after completion of two months, the economic condition of the country is not stable. Congress workers are asking justice for those who have lost their lives due to demonetisation. Congress Parliament member Gaurav Gogoi has complained that the BJP members were very well informed about the consequences of demonetisation and therefore got direction from higher authorities of BJP to invest on lands before the implementation of this step. Former Chief Minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi was also present and he criticised BJP-led Centre for putting the people in cricis.