1. PM says more projects to fight black money soon; Watch here

PM says more projects to fight black money soon; Watch here

Days after demonetising high value notes to curb blackmoney from the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he has "more projects" in mind to free country of corruption.

By: | Updated: November 13, 2016 3:41 PM
Demonetisation is a major measure to eradicate corruption and black money, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI) Demonetisation is a major measure to eradicate corruption and black money, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI)

Days after demonetising high value notes to curb black money from the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he has “more projects” in mind to free country of corruption. The PM also added that he was ready to face consequences as forces are up against him with their 70 years of loot being in trouble. During his speech in Panaji, the prime minister knowing that people of the country are facing due to cash crisis, the prime minister urged the nation to cooperate with him for at least 50 days for th desired results.

Speaking on demonitisation further, the prime said this is a major measure to eradicate corruption and black money and added that if any money was looted from the country and left the shores, it was the government’s duty to find out about it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that he was doing what the people of the country have asked him to do and it was clear from the very first meeting of his cabinet after the government formation, when he had formed the SIT on the black money.

He also hit out at the previous governments, saying they had neglected the fight against the black money, while his government had taken this key step to felp honest citizens beat the menace of the graft from the country. The prime minister also took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for their criticism on steps taken by the government on demonetisation of high value notes and said that those who ho were involved in the coal scam, 2G scam and other scams, now have to stand in queues to exchange Rs 4000. Narendra Modi added that the black money is a 70-year old disease and have to remove it in 17 months.

Observing that the entire population, apart from a few lakh of corrupt people, were working to make this step sucessful, he said that he said on November 8 when he had announced the demonetisation plan, “crores of people slept peacefully, but a few lakh corrupt people had lost their sleep.

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