People will never need black money if society comes together: Amit Shah

The BJP chief said a "huge controversy" has been created out of the cash crunch post demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

By: PTI | Surat | Published:November 26, 2016 12:16 am
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In an apparent attack on political rivals and those opposing the Centre’s demonetisation drive, BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said people are happy with the scrapping of high-value notes and maintained no one would ever need black money if society comes together.

Speaking at a mass marriage ceremony of Ahir community organised at Ghodadara area, the BJP chief said a “huge controversy” has been created out of the cash crunch post demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

“I am particularly happy to be here because Ahir community organised this mass-wedding programme at a time when it has been claimed people are not getting money due to the demonetisation move. A huge controversy has been created out of it,” said Shah.

“Do you see any pain on anyone’s face present here (due to cash crisis)?” Shah asked, as newly-wed couples and guests replied saying “no”.

It was the 24th mass-wedding ceremony of the Ahir community where 229 couples tied the knot in Shah’s presence.

“This function is a perfect example to give a message that people will never need black money if society comes together,” Shah asserted.