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Sitaram Yechury targets PM Narendra Modi over demonetisation, dubs him as ‘Tughlaq’

"Barely 20-25% of cash demand being met in Metros. Rural areas even worse. While Tughlaq goes missing after his firman," Yechury tweeted.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: November 25, 2016 2:19 pm
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CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, dubbing him as “Tughlaq” who had “gone missing” after issuing a farman (order). “Barely 20-25% of cash demand being met in Metros. Rural areas even worse. While Tughlaq goes missing after his firman,” Yechury tweeted.

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Latching on to media reports, Yechury sought to pick holes in the November 8 decision as he noted that 29 crore out of the 30 crore Rupay card holders have never used their cards in a swipe machine. Referring to a report on surfacing of two variants of Rs 500 currency notes, the Marxist leader also took a dig at Modi, saying it was the “Prime Minister’s way” of stopping circulation of fake currency.

Taking the nation by surprise, PM Modi had on November 8 announced demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 currency notes with effect from midnight.

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    ashok s
    Nov 25, 2016 at 8:04 am
    No doubt the demonetization move was a good move, but seeing various misconducts in process is a really a sad sad atmosphere. Till today he was supposed to inform the nation how were objective s met upon , but he failed the netizens and nation. So siorrry
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      ashok s
      Nov 25, 2016 at 8:51 am
      Stupid see English, btst son of English man and bihari Mom
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        Deshu
        Nov 25, 2016 at 10:38 am
        Sitaram YechuriMP from Rajya Sabha has only one Moto in Public life to disturb proceedings of Rajya Sabha and remain in limelight.He is in picture during three sessions of Rajya Sabha for 2-3 months in a year and he will see as how to stall proceedings or disturb proceedings by raising some technical points.Therefore let us not expect better work from him except disturbances in RS.Once session is over then he is being ignored completely by all.
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          vijaykumar
          Nov 25, 2016 at 9:15 am
          Left has no role left in Indian politics. These people should visit China and Russia for refreshing their intellect
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            SATISH
            Nov 25, 2016 at 8:35 am
            If Yachury bs modi as "Tughlaq", What is he??? He shamelessly supported "bharat barbadi" shouters at JNU. So, We can obviously call him "Traitor"!!
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