Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes demonetised: Amit Shah says ‘fight against blackmoney will continue’

Shah told mediapersons, "Decisions like forming SIT were earlier taken for the same."

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 9, 2016 1:12 am
Amit Shah, Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes, BJP, Modi, Narendra Modi, Modi government, 500 1000 notes, 500 1000 notes invalid, India news Amit Shah on Tuesday. (Source: Twitter/@ANI_news)

Hailing the Modi government’s decision to demonitise larger banknotes, Bhartija Janta Party president Amit Shah on Tuesday said that, “This fight against black money will continue.” Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during a televised nationwide address, announced that all Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes will just be worth the paper they’re printed on after November 8.

Asserting that the government has been taking steps for curbing blackmoney in the country, Shah told mediapersons, “Decisions like forming SIT were earlier taken for the same.”

The Reserve Bank of India also said that the government’s decision to demonetise these larger currency notes is a bold move against black money, fake currency and corruption.

The Prime Minister said that blackmoney to the tune of Rs 1.25 lakh crore has been unearthed during last two-and-a-half years, since he has started heading the government. He said that India’s enemies are enemies running racket in India through fake currency, from across the border. “Corruption is deep-rooted in the country, said PM Modi, adding that, “Corruption, fake currency and terrorism are festering wounds, holding back the economy.”

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    Anand Sudan
    Nov 8, 2016 at 7:18 pm
    Only anti nationals who want to see that stan made notes are in circulation will oppose the move. The entire nation and the entire people of this country is behind ModiPM
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      anis khan
      Nov 9, 2016 at 4:48 am
      small shop people are not taking 500 note from today 9/11/2016 it is very difficult to the people, so please convene the people that ur note will be exchanged up to december please p this message to Prime minister Mr.modi the thing is that the exchange counter are also closed so what a hungery person has to do
      1. B
        Nov 10, 2016 at 2:30 pm
        1. lt;br/gt;be warned, be;br/gt;lt;br/gt;for some, this is a cowardly surgical-strike,lt;br/gt;on innocent hindustan-bharat ke;br/gt; lt;br/gt;govt wants 200% of your money, using excuse of penalty??lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;what if one saved, after years of slaving work in india,lt;br/gt;for his mother,lt;br/gt;for his wife,lt;br/gt;for his daughters marriages?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;is he criminal, as per govt?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;is taking care of your family, now its criminal, as per govt?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;shud we leave and break our families, and live like Modi lifestyle??lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;;br/gt;note this 1 diff between CONG and NOW:lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;in CONG govt, they took about;br/gt;lt;br/gt;but todayz govt, they want upto 2oo;br/gt;lt;br/gt;who is bigger taker?? u decide...
        1. B
          Nov 10, 2016 at 2:31 pm
          ये जो कल से ५०० और १००० के नोट बंद होने की खबर सुनकर,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;महिलाओं के जमा पैसे को कालाधन बताने वालो से कहना है,lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;कि वो पैसा कालाधन नहीं;br/gt;lt;br/gt;आपकी मेहनत और सूझबूझ से बचाया हुआ धन है;br/gt;lt;br/gt;अपने परिवार की आपातकाल में मदद करने के लिये जमा किया है;br/gt;lt;br/gt;🕉lt;br/gt;किसी माँ ने अपनी संतान के लिये;br/gt;lt;br/gt;किसी पत्नी ने अपने पति के लिये;br/gt;lt;br/gt;तो उनका मजाक ना बनाये;br/gt;lt;br/gt;उनके जमा धन में कुछ और धन मिलाकर बैंक जाईये;br/gt;lt;br/gt;नोट बदलाकर उन्हें वापस दिजिये;br/gt;lt;br/gt;देश की सरकारें आती जाती रहेंगी.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;पर हमारे घरों की सरकारें हमेशा हमारी हमसफर रहेंगी...
          1. I
            Nov 8, 2016 at 9:16 pm
            PM Narendra Modi is the leader India waited for decades after the 1885-born Indian National Congress hijacked the independence struggle from Neta ji and imposed itself as sort of proxy ruler for the firangi after they went home in 1947.
            1. S
              Nov 8, 2016 at 8:31 pm
              I am too eager to see what Pappu comes out with this Giant step by Modi. During Election time is a Master Stroke to prevent money from flowing to get votes. There are just no words to describe this PROGRESSIVE STEP
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                Daisy boy
                Nov 9, 2016 at 7:08 am
                In other words, the BJP has accepted that its lost the forth-coming elections to UP, Punjab, Gujarat emblies. and when you have lost it, better demonetize the bigger bills - may be in the general elections of 2017, this move would come handy
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