1. BJP president Amit Shah slams opposition over criticism on demonetisation policy

BJP president Amit Shah slams opposition over criticism on demonetisation policy

The ruling party president stated that oppositions united following the newly implemented policy and claimed that the anti-graft policy created scare among the opponent leaders.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: November 20, 2016 4:47 PM
Taking a sharp tone against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah questioned the contribution of the party during UPA1 and UPA2. (PTI) Taking a sharp tone against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah questioned the contribution of the party during UPA1 and UPA2. (PTI)

Amid heated political controversies over the demonetisation policy implemented by the Narendra Modi government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah today slammed the opposition parties and leaders criticizing the anti-graft policy. The ruling party president stated that oppositions united following the newly implemented policy and claimed that the anti-graft policy created scare among the opponent leaders.

“Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Arvind Kejriwal, Mamata Banerjee got united since the Prime Minister initiated the note-ban policy because they are scared,” said Amit Shah.

Taking a sharp tone against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah questioned the contribution of the party during UPA1 and UPA2. The senior BJP leader accused Congress of frequently getting into scams and corruption scandals during their 10 years of rule. He also claimed that Congress had created a scam worth Rs 12 lakh core.

The BJP party pesident had also mocked Rahul Gandhi for questioning the Prime Minister saying,”Rahul Baba toured places and asked what has PM done for them?; let me answer the first thing we did was to give bolne wala PM.”

Citing the rise in the circulation of black money in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on November 8, had initiated the demonetisation policy, following which there had been a ban currency notes of the denomination Rs 500 and Rs 1,000.

Citing public distress caused due to the ban on currency notes, as people keep standing on never-ending queues outside banks and ATMs, opposition parties and leaders locked horns with the central government. The oppositions had also cornered ruling party at the parliament, and there had been repeated adjournments at the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. The parliament, on Friday, had been adjourned , over heated debates and protests, till Monday.

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