Demonetising of notes autocratic and egoistic: Mayawati

"When the ruling party of the country is not able to understand the problems of its citizens, its bad days are not far away. It is being discussed by the common people," Mayawati claimed.

By: PTI | Lucknow | Updated: November 11, 2016 7:31 pm
500 rupee, 1000 rupee, notes, demonetisation, mayawati demonetisation, amit shah demonetisation, news, latest news, India news, national news “It is causing immense hardship to crores of poor and hardworking people. The BSP taking their problems as its own had on Thursday reacted sharply against it,” the BSP president said.

Terming the Centre’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes as “autocratic and egoistic”, BSP president Mayawati on Friday said the government that “fails” to even realise the problems of common people is set to face “bad days” very soon. “People will punish the BJP for its autocratic and egoistic behaviour. This decision is aimed at creating an economic emergency,” she alleged in a statement in Lucknow.

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“It is causing immense hardship to crores of poor and hardworking people. The BSP taking their problems as its own had on Thursday reacted sharply against it,” the BSP president said. “When the ruling party of the country is not able to understand the problems of its citizens, its bad days are not far away. It is being discussed by the common people,” Mayawati claimed.

Hitting out at BJP national president Amit Shah for terming the demonetisation an “economic emergency” for the BSP, Mayawati said, “The BJP president is perhaps not aware that BSP’s big and small party workers alike have never allowed the party to face any economic crisis, even in the most trying times.”

“They have backed the BSP movement, and the entire country is in the know of this,” she said. The BSP chief “advised” the BJP government to work out the shortcomings of its “immature decision rather than hiding them”.

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First Published on: November 11, 2016 7:30 pm
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    jagats
    Nov 12, 2016 at 6:22 am
    Good ideas, bad implementation. OROP and demonetisation, instead of bringing kudos, have bought disrepute. There is a common character in these. One or two ministries are taking half measures while implementing good ideas, alienating the public and strengthening the opposition. All we can say is "Tough luck ", rather "tugluck". Proper planning by the RBI could have prevented the chaos and the few deaths. Caliberating ATM machines could have been done in advance without the public suspecting the advent of demonetisation. Introduction of Rs. 2000/- to curb black money defies Logic. Common man, especially who live hand to mouth, is least bothered about the colour of the money. Self goals have become a way of life of political parties.
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      vivek
      Nov 12, 2016 at 3:12 pm
      If India has to become developed nation, the ability to execute big scale projects is a key. Unfortunately BJP has shown repeatedly that it lacks that skills. The intent of curbing black money is laudable.The entire episode of demobilisation could have planned better in terms making enough alternative notes available, calibration of ATM machines for new notes, limiting the maximum currency note to Rs. 500 and introduce Rs. 200, Rs. 300, etc. notes.
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