Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally breaks silence on the issue of demonetisation and saluted the Indian people for their participation in the 'yajna' against corruption, terrorism and black money.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally breaks silence on the issue of demonetisation and saluted the Indian people for their participation in the ‘yajna’ against corruption, terrorism and black money. Modi further repeated his statement that he had made earlier following the announcement of demonetisation. He said that the demonetisation does bring a certain degree of inconvenience, though the short term pain would pave way for long term gains. He said that the progress and prosperity of rural India would no longer be plagued by corruption and black money. he said that the Indian villages must get their due.
Speaking further about the demonetisation drive and its impact on the path of a cashless economy, he said that Indian had a historic opportunity to embrace the increased cashless payments and integrate the latest technology in the economic transactions. He directly spoke to the youth of the nation and said that they were the agents of change who would make India corruption free and ensure more cashless transactions. He spoke with complete confidence in the demonetisation drive and said that India must defeat black money, which will empower the poor, neo-middle class, middle class and benefit the future generations.
Earlier today, the opposition protested in front of the Gandhi statue in the parliament premises and observed a month of the announcement of the demonetisation drive and called it the ‘black day’. Led by Congress VP Rahul Gandhi, the opposition said that PM Modi has asked for an increased amount of time but the situation has not gotten better. Speaking of the dream of a cashless economy, Rahul Gandhi targetted the PM and said that the whole process of Paytm was actually “Pay to Modi”.