Scindia targets Modi over demonetization

Last Updated: Sun, Sep 09, 2018 16:35 hrs
Chaos, confusion and anger at banks, ATMs following demonetisation of Rs 500, Rs 1000

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

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.