New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused of him using his mother for politics. Kejriwal comments came hours after PM Modi’s mother went to a bank to exchange the demonetised currency. 
 
The Delhi CM condemned the way PM Narendra Modi has chosen to demonetise currency also moved a resolution in the assembly urging the President to direct Centre to withdraw the decision and demonetise the currency ban.
 
A day ago, in a conversation with NewsX, Kejriwal had asked the government to roll back demonetisation and said that it will not bring back even a single penny of black money into the banking system.
 
 
In a surprise move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Tuesday (November 8) had announced that in order to put a menace and crackdown on black money, the government will demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes and they will be replaced by new Rs 500 and Rs 2,0000 notes which will be available in the ATMs from November 11.

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However, PM also said that there was no need to panic as people will be able to deposit or exchange banned notes through Banks, Post Offices between November 10 and December 30.

But after the move by the government, people are standing in long queues waiting outside banks, ATMs, Post Offices to deposit, exchange the demonetised currency and facing inconvenience due to shortage of supply of the new currency. 

 

First Published | 15 November 2016 3:50 PM
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