Mr Gandhi will have informal meetings with the industry representatives and workers during the day and "he will have formal interaction with traders in Adajan area of the city in the evening," sources in the Congress said.
After the formal meeting, he will participate in a candle-light vigil on 'Black Day' near Vivekanand statue in Chowk Bazar area of Surat city, they said. His programme was confirmed by Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi.
While the government today celebrates one year of demonetisation as 'Anti-black money day', Opposition parties including the Congress are calling the demonetisation anniversary 'Black Day'.
"We stand with millions of honest Indians, whose lives & livelihoods were destroyed by PM's thoughtless act," his tweet read.
Demonetisation is a tragedy. We stand with millions of honest Indians, whose lives & livelihoods were destroyed by PM's thoughtless act.- Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) November 8, 2017
In an effort to combat corruption and black money, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had suddenly banned high value notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 a year ago today.
(With Inputs From PTI)
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