Govt working to end black money, opposition wants shutdown: Modi

Photo of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he is working to end corruption and black money but the opposition was rooting for ‘Bharat Bandh’.

Modi said while addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district, “The government is working to end the flow of black money and corruption but they (opposition) are talking about Bharat Bandh (shutdown).”

The Prime Minister asked the gathering, “Should the flow of black money and corruption end or not?”

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On other hand, the opposition parties along with Congress, Trinamool Congress and the Left, have called for a countrywide ‘Aakrosh Diwas’ to denounce the November 8 demonetisation move of high value currency.

Modi urged the people to use mobile and other electronic mode of payments for a cashless society.

He said, “The way you easily recharge your mobile phone and send photographs through Whatsapp, you can also use your mobile phone for (moentary) transactions. You can make your mobile phone a bank branch.”

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