Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia targets Modi over demonetisation

Sep 09, 2018, 15:00 IST | IANS

The decision to withdrawing 86 per cent of the country's currency was a bad decision and did not benefit the people, he said

Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia targets Modi over demonetisation
Madhya Pradesh senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia speaks during a program on 'Jan Aakrosh Sabha', in Jabalpur, Saturday, Sept 8, 2018/PTI

Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the government's 2016 demonetisation.

Scindia, who toured Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand and Vindhya regions from September 6-8, told IANS that the Modi government announced the note ban "in a dictatorial way which has led to serious repercussions for the economy". He said that poor people in particular had to go through a hard time and many lost their jobs due to the sudden ban Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes.

The decision to withdrawing 86 per cent of the country's currency was a bad decision and did not benefit the people, he said.

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