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The News Minute | April 3, 2015 | 10.15 am IST In a direct attack on the BJP and its promises of bringing back black money within 100 days, several Karnataka Congress leaders led by the Youth Congress marched to the venue of the BJP’s national executive meeting to hand over a symbolic "black money cheque". Members of the Karnataka Youth Congress marched towards Ashok Hotel in the city with flags and banners of the youth wing, and Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao addressed the gathering. The Congress was protesting the BJP’s failure to bring back black money as promised during the elections. Read: BJP plans Karnataka 2018. Will it be a cakewalk? . @IYCKar 2 distribute symbolic cheque of Rs 15 Lakh 2 protest against BJP's election #Jumla on blackmoney #StayTuned — Rizwan Arshad (@RizzArshad) April 2, 2015 Massive response for today's protest by @IYCKar against BJP's Black Money jumla and anti-farmer Land Ordinance 1/n — Rizwan Arshad (@RizzArshad) April 3, 2015 The youth Congress also coined a new name for the BJP – Bharatiya Jumla Party, and planned to distribute cheques at the national executive. Dear @narendramodi, plz find ur self signed cheque of Rs. 15 Lakh issued by Bank of Bharatiya Jumla Party. — IYC Karnataka (@IYCKar) April 3, 2015 The cheque issued by the bank of “Bank of Bharatiya Jumla Party” is worth Rs 15 lakh and is payable to “Every Citizen of India” and is signed by the prime minister Narendra Modi and encashable within 100 days. The account number is 420 420 420 420. The number 420 stands for Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code, under which cases of cheating are registered. There was steady update on twitter from the twitter handles of the Youth Congress, its president Rizwan Arshad, and the IT cell of the KPCC. The march was led by Youth Congress president Rizwan Arshad, who unsuccessfully contested the Bangalore Central Lok Sabha seat.
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