Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the trouble cost to common man after demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes. “Yesterday PM Modi took blessings of Sharad Pawar to fight against black money, no irony can be bigger than that,” said Kejriwal in the Press Conference. The Delhi CM added that an emergency session of the state assembly has been called for tomorrow. Kejriwal made the comments after chairing a special cabinet session at his residence. Earlier in the day, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury have also criticised centre’s decision. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee said that move has hit the poor of country badly, adding that the statement issued by PM is “bad in taste”. While, Yechury questioned the impact of the step to combat black money. He further said that the Centre should allow old high-value denominations for
While, Yechury questioned the impact of the step to combat black money. He further said that the Centre should allow old high-value denominations for public utility to give some relief to the people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a ban on two high-value currency notes on November 8 in a major assault on black money, fake currency and corruption followed by introduction of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes bu Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel and the secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs Shaktikanta Das on the same day.