Demonetisation: PM Modi must answer people’s questions, says Uddhav Thackeray

The Shiv Sena has been firm on its stand that demonetisation could have been implemented in a better way and that the Centre needs to do a rethink on the issue.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 22, 2016 4:30 pm
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Stating that he was not against the decision but its implementation, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said that PM Narendra Modi must answer people’s questions regarding demonetisation. “People are suffering, PM must answer their questions.I am not against demonetisation but its implementation,” said Udhhav Thackeray. On Monday, Shiv Sena joined West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a march from the Parliament house to the Rashtrapati Bhawan protesting against the currency ban.

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Earlier, a delegation of the Shiv Sena met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital Tuesday to discuss the issue.

The meeting took place at 12 p.m. in the Parliament Office of the Prime Minister.

The delegation put forth their demand that district co-operative banks should also be allowed to exchange Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 old currency notes.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Modi Tuesday chaired a crucial Bharatiya Janata Parliamentary (BJP) meeting ahead of the Parliamentary Session, where one of the agenda is likely to woo its ally Shiv Sena over the demonetisation scheme.

The Shiv Sena has been firm on its stand that demonetisation could have been implemented in a better way and that the Centre needs to do a rethink on the issue.

Taking the war over demonetisation to the next level, the Opposition parties have decided to protest against the Centre in front of the Gandhi statue outside the Parliament on Wednesday.

 

(With inputs from ANI)