Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended demonetisation and said that the move should have been taken way back in 1971 by the Indira Gandhi government.
The three workers allegedly smashed the window panes of the company's office and also damaged some tiles brought for construction work and broke the partition walls in the premises.
Anti-corruption activist Yogendra Yadav termed the Central government’s demonetisation step as a ‘pseudo war’ against black money which will weaken the actual battle.
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The officials have said that the fresh seizure of new currency, in Rs 2000 notes, was made by the sleuths from a car in Vellore.
In reply to Rahul Gandhi’s remarks about demonetisation BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sharma said that Congress always ran away from discussion in Parliament when it was in power.
The Central government has proposed to levy a total tax, penalty and surcharge of 50% on the amount deposited post demonetisation and 85% if caught by the govt.
"Prime Minister should come to Lok Sabha and give his statement on the government's demonetisation move which has led a cash crisis across the country," Yadav said in the lower house of Parliament. He added that the farmers and the weaker section of the society were badly affected by the November 8 demonetisation.
Ram Vilas Paswan said that the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s decision to support the Central government’s demonetisation move is courageous.
Stating that the demonetisation is weighing heavy on a state already battling the losses Uttrakhand CM asked for Central government's help to get financial stability.
BJP ally Shiv Sena said that they support the Central government’s decision of demonetisation,they are only worried about the inconvenience of people due to poor implementation.
Naidu announced that the RBI has released Rs 2,000 crore worth currency in smaller denominations for Andhra Pradesh that should provide some relief to people from Monday.
Agitated members of opposition refuted to listen to the chair and raised slogans against the government in Rajya Sabha over the issue of demonetisation.
Psychiatrists are saying that the demonetisation is affecting on the mental health of people as it is affecting their business in rural area which is leading to stress and tension.
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