Arvind Kejriwal claims ‘BJP and its friends’ informed about demonetisation a week earlier

Arvind Kejriwal also said that a racket of commissions was thriving across the country.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: November 10, 2016 8:48 pm
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BJP and its “friends” were informed about the demonetisation of high value currency “a week before” the move was effected, especially keeping the upcoming UP polls in mind, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday alleged. Kejriwal also questioned the logic behind the introduction of Rs 2000 notes saying it will fan corruption and the black money economy instead of containing it and that demonetisation has hit the common men hard.

Interestingly, Kejriwal’s Cabinet colleague Satyendar Jain supported the “historic” move to introduce Rs 2000 currency notes saying it will remove corruption and black money. “To remove corruption & Black money, decision to introduce Rs 2000 notes historic,” Jain had tweeted. He later said it was “sarcasm”.

The AAP chief, in a video message, said a racket of commissions was thriving across the country. The fault lies in their (government’s) intentions, Kejriwal said. In a series of tweets, Kejriwal also took pot shots at an advertisement of Mobile payments firm ‘Paytm’ that featured Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s image, saying the company was the biggest beneficiary of the move.

“There is evidence that their (BJP) friends and own people were informed a week before the decision was announced. They have made all arrangements like buying property or gold. BJP is going to fight polls in Uttar Pradesh and other states. It has made arrangements.

“Common men are the only ones suffering. I spoke to many people, they told me that black money holders have done settings already. Money will be delivered to their homes in lieu of 15 to 20 per cent commission,” Kejriwal said. Kejriwal said he was finding it difficult to understand as to why Rs 2000 notes have been introduced, which he said will only make hoarding of black money easier.

“Utterly shameful. Do people want their PM to model for pvt cos? Tomo, if these cos do wrongdoings, who will act against them? Paytm biggest beneficiary of PM’s announcement. Next day PM appears in its ads. Whats the deal, Mr PM?” Kejriwal said in a series of tweets.

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First Published on: November 10, 2016 7:04 pm
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    Anupam
    Nov 10, 2016 at 2:40 pm
    Jio work started 5years ago. Most infrastructure was ready 2 years ago. And if this plan was kept secret from other political parties it's a loss of their intelligence gathering. M. AAmani invested 2..5 lacs crores in it. Was it full cash. U must be kidding. Also paytm is a new company with limited or no cash dealing. Do audits and check of all their digital transactions. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Especially for Mr A. K . please pay 1 crore to martyred soldier and not the one who commits suicide and his son records his last call. Highly suious.
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      indian
      Nov 10, 2016 at 3:28 pm
      Another imaginary "source" telling you this?
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        indian
        Nov 10, 2016 at 3:29 pm
        Kejriwal is really hurting because of this anti-black money drive
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          Mukesh
          Nov 10, 2016 at 7:44 pm
          He always barks , like a mad dog
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            Chander Pal
            Nov 10, 2016 at 4:23 pm
            For A K the slogan is Me, My, Myself and the addition to this thought is that rest every body is dishonest corrupt. A K is the most ultra negative person around.
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              Deepak
              Nov 10, 2016 at 10:06 pm
              Where is the Proof AK49?. Need proof?
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                Dinesh
                Nov 11, 2016 at 7:38 am
                This Arwind Kejriwal is holidaying in Delhi since he became CM same on Delhi people who voted this Animal
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                  Aanandhi
                  Nov 10, 2016 at 5:46 pm
                  No mohan, it's not because of that. It is because he refused to FK your brahmin mother.
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                    IML sood
                    Nov 10, 2016 at 5:42 pm
                    How many lose sleep when a dog barks in street, perhaps some only for sometime but dog never cease barking and ultimately get stoned or trashing by sticks. So nothing to be serious about Khujli ranting.
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                      K S
                      Nov 10, 2016 at 2:36 pm
                      Demonetisation shock of disbelief clearly visible on his face. Alas! It seems his money could not be adjusted well in time like BJP leaders. Apne Toh Sambhal liya hamare note jesay note hi naa ho etni muskeel se ekathe kiya they Maine cheating Ki hai Modi ne sabhi Rajneetek daloo se.
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                        Jina
                        Nov 11, 2016 at 10:58 am
                        Kejriwal's job is only to critisize. Kejriwal grow up. Don't behavie like a kid.
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                          Nilesh shingala
                          Nov 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm
                          Kejriwal aapko modiji koi bhi achha kaam kare vo apko pasand nahi aata bas aap sirf virodh hi kar sakte ho lt;br/gt;Aap stan chale jao aur vaha se virodh karolt;br/gt;Bhag apne sab sathiyo ko lekar bhag ja lt;br/gt;Ticket k paisa mere paas le lena
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                            RG
                            Nov 11, 2016 at 12:12 pm
                            Rahul hi told media fraternity present at the ATM: " Kya apko yahan koi suit boot pehney dikh raha hai? Yahan par Sab aam log hain jo pareshan hain, par Modi ji ko isse kya farak padta hai". "Merey logon ko kasht hua hai, Mai unkey saath khada hoon yahan. Gareeb vyakti ko kasht ho raha hai, mai yahan Rs 4000 badalne aaya hoon
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                              SubbuI
                              Nov 11, 2016 at 7:20 am
                              THIS TIME KEJRIWAL IS 100% RIGHT.NASIK FRIENDS ONCE MENTIONED TO BE OF BIG ACTIVITIES IN THE GOVERNMENT MINT AND HAD IN FOR MATION OF NEW BIGGER DENOMINATION NOTES PRINTING AS EARLY AS AUGUST MUMBAI LOT OF FOREX DEALING WERE HAPPENING. A KNOWN BJP FRIEND BROUGH LOT OF LAND IN KHED PANCHAYAT LANDS ON SPOUSE NAME AND MENTIOED ME ALL CASH PURCHASE.lt;br/gt;FRAUD NALAYAK NMODI HAS LEAKED IN UP TOO AND CASH OF RSS/BJP BIG ELECTIONS FUND DONERS TOOK FULL ADVANTAGE.NO WONDER MULAYAM AND MAYAWATI ARE CRYING MORE THAN ANY ONElt;br/gt;SAB LOK CHOR HAI. TUGHLAQ KI SAATH-KALA DHAN HOGA SAFEDH
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                                SK
                                Nov 10, 2016 at 8:23 pm
                                it seems that Kejriwal has a God given gift to have the evidence about all the allegations he levies on others. however, Kejriwal does not produce the evidence in the Court. Kejriwal waived a package of papers that he has evidence of corruption against former CM Sheilla Dixit but the evidence eloped away! he made allegations on his power secretary alleging her connivance with power companies but did not take any action implying dereliction of his duties as a CM. Why does Kejriwal not produce the evidence in the court?
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                                  Vinod
                                  Nov 11, 2016 at 1:18 pm
                                  Pappu 2
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                                    Aanandhi
                                    Nov 10, 2016 at 4:51 pm
                                    What Mr.Kejriwal says is absolutely true. Modi wouldn't risk the party funding from lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;ADANIlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;AMBANIlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;I remember during the HARSHAD MEHTA SECURITIES SCAM, the RBI Governor who was a Chetiar INFORMED HIS CASTE BANK MANAGERS TO FO FOR A KILL KNOWING IN ADVANCE THAT THE SHARES ARE GOING TO SKY ROCKET.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;DO YOU MEAN TO SAY THE BLDY SCOUNDREL CRIMINAL BRAHMIN CHANAKYANS ARE DUMB CRIMINALS?
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                                      AAP
                                      Nov 11, 2016 at 7:13 am
                                      Kejriwal's $$$ is on fire - what will he do with all the hafta he has collected during the last 2 years
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                                        Benaami
                                        Nov 19, 2016 at 10:42 pm
                                        How much you guys paid to write against modi opposition party leaders? Is this your full time or part time job? I found amazing that anyone criticise modi, army of Bhakt come out in million straight away!
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                                          abhishek
                                          Nov 10, 2016 at 7:43 pm
                                          you do kno that Modi does not comes from any traditional high cast and yet these words. Lets see if corruption increases. the main reason was circulation of fake notes; The new notes are made on polymer and very hard to replicate.
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                                            Mathura
                                            Nov 11, 2016 at 5:11 am
                                            News on Sep 8, 2016 - Rs 3 crore cash seized from BJP leader's car in Ghaziabad. Lucknow: Cash amounting to Rs 3 crore was recovered from the car of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Ghaziabad on Thursday, police said. The car was coming from Delhi and was headed for Lucknow, an official told IANS.lt;br/gt;News on Nov 8,2016- Notes demonetisedlt;br/gt;which of two was a secret move or both are interconnected. Any answer bhakt trolls
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