Tamil Nadu: Rs 20 lakh seized from BJP youth leader who backed demonetisation

However, BJP state president Tamilisai Soundararajan said the party has removed Arun from the organisational responsibilities.

Written by Arun Janardhanan | Chennai | Updated: December 1, 2016 1:47 pm

“For the progress of my country, I am ready to stand in the queue,” read a Facebook post by J V R Arun, BJP’s youth wing secretary from Salem. Arun, 36, who had been actively campaigning for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his demonetisation drive, was arrested by Tamil Nadu Police with several bundles of currency notes worth Rs 20.55 lakh on Saturday.

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According to the police, there were 926 notes of Rs 2,000 denomination in the seized cash.  “We intercepted his car and found a bag with a total of 926 pieces of Rs 2000, 1530 of Rs 100 and 1000 of Rs 50. We gave him enough time to produce proper details and bank accounts, but he could not explain the source the money. We seized the money and deposited in the district treasury. The I-T Department is now probing the role of bank officials who sourced Rs 2000 currency notes,” said the officer.

BJP spokesperson said the party has served Arun a showcause notice. “If his reply is not satisfactory, he will be removed from the party post,” said the spokesperson. However, BJP state president Tamilisai Soundararajan said the party has removed Arun from the organisational responsibilities.

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    Jagdishk Kumar
    Jan 7, 2017 at 1:33 pm
    Demonetization is the best scheme for the economically uplifting the country. It will be better if this is continued by controlling the funds of all the political parties, scruitening the benami properties, to envestigate the corruption made by top most politicians/administrators/burrocrats and to check the black goods lying in the shops of all the shopkeepers and to discontinue all types of lt;br/gt; subsidy to the caplilist agriculturist and higher lt;br/gt;paid citizens.
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      rene
      Dec 1, 2016 at 2:41 pm
      Shame on BJP pretending to be saviors of black money and pretending to rid the nation of the same . What does Modi have to say on this fact which has come to public knowledge now
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        Jaggu
        Dec 1, 2016 at 2:42 am
        BJP, and RSS are biggest hypocrites in this country.
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          ramji
          Dec 1, 2016 at 2:49 pm
          AB TO HAR SHAKH PE OOLLOO (modi) BAITHA HAI ANJAME GULISTAN KYA HOGA.
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            ramji
            Dec 1, 2016 at 3:52 pm
            Another FIRST BY Modi Sarkar.. INTRODUCTION OF RS 2000 NOTE. JUST TO FACILITATE UNDER THE TABLE TRANSACTION
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              ramji
              Dec 1, 2016 at 2:51 pm
              BJP is many times more in ARROGANCW AND CORRUPTION. lt;br/gt;remember NATIONALISM IS THE LAST REFUGE OF SCOUNDRALS
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                Soundar
                Dec 1, 2016 at 3:01 am
                A low level leader of BJP is having this much illegal money and what about big leaders. The BJP leaders are supposed to example to others but here the fencing is eating the gr .
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                  abhaykumar
                  Dec 1, 2016 at 4:39 am
                  Amma asked the bank to give this Chaman 2000rs note to frame hum ,no tricks will work all your black Money, specially anpad mamta, naukar kejriwalaND chor r g , all money waste
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                    sunny
                    Dec 1, 2016 at 1:03 am
                    if u he black money give it any BJP workers they will exchange it for u with hefty commission
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                      vijay
                      Dec 1, 2016 at 4:15 am
                      Arun is first an Indian and next a BJP man..As we know every Indian has a ingrained fault in his DNA for quick gratification.It cam be money or getting that sweet job through recomendation or getting things done with out standing in the que.Though he may know that he is moraly and legally wrong, he looks at it as it is no big deal as long as he does not get caught. Therefore it will be way off the mark to ociate arun's escapade to his political affiliation.lt;br/gt;The Demonetisation will make this defective gene very unproductive and make the cost effective ratio untenable by very stiff retribution. Eventually, It will loose it's function and the natural law will take over and make it redundant like how Homo Erectus lost the snoop compared to Homo Sapiens.So We can say that demonetisation has many benefits, economically,socially and as you have seen it even Genetically. Just counting the collateral benefits that's all.
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                        atul
                        Dec 1, 2016 at 3:49 pm
                        Gupt Rooge and Blind Bakhts of Impotent Fekus G are barking at BjpEEE paid ZEEEEE network. Jootley jaitley you are most corrupt please ask your Feku g to get back his wife who is waiting for more than 35 years then do nation building....Feku G please sit in the lap of Annade Behan.. she needs it more..AMIT shah Mohan Bhagwat RSS chaddi walas BABA ramadev are real culprits and we should get rid of them as early as poosible
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                          atul
                          Dec 1, 2016 at 3:50 pm
                          Gupt Rooge and Blind Bakhts of Impotent Fekus G are barking at BjpEEE paid ZEEEEE network. Jootley jaitley you are most corrupt please ask your Feku g to get back his wife who is waiting for more than 35 years then do nation building....Feku G please sit in the lap of Annade Behan.. she needs it more..AMIT shah Mohan Bhagwat RSS chaddi walas BABA ramadev are real culprits and we should get rid of them as early as poosible
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                            atul
                            Dec 1, 2016 at 3:49 pm
                            Gupt Rooge and Blind Bakhts of Impotent Fekus G are barking at BjpEEE paid ZEEEEE network. Jootley jaitley you are most corrupt please ask your Feku g to get back his wife who is waiting for more than 35 years then do nation building....Feku G please sit in the lap of Annade Behan.. she needs it more..AMIT shah Mohan Bhagwat RSS chaddi walas BABA ramadev are real culprits and we should get rid of them as early as poosible--
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                              Raj
                              Dec 1, 2016 at 3:35 pm
                              He was unlucky thats it...several other leaders in his party have already got their booty
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                                Chandrashekhar Deshpande
                                Dec 1, 2016 at 1:11 am
                                Durin this demonetisation reporting process, it is seen that TV Channels including AAJ TAK, IBN, NDTV's reporters intentially instigage the people in the Q to say some thing against the decision of the Government.But alas ! few were takers.
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                                  claire smith
                                  Dec 1, 2016 at 4:22 pm
                                  lol
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                                    Sathyanarayanan Ravi
                                    Dec 2, 2016 at 6:54 am
                                    Truth is out
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                                      Vandevan
                                      Dec 1, 2016 at 4:45 pm
                                      As soon as the 50 day deposit period is over, the Govt. should demonetise the Rs. 2000 notes and then we can watch the fun for the next 50 days.
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                                        harun
                                        Dec 1, 2016 at 2:04 am
                                        They say patriotism is the last resort for scoundrels.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;For unaccounted new 20 lakhs all that he got was removal from all responisibility of party.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Such support for Fakes will spell disaster
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                                          IML sood
                                          Dec 1, 2016 at 6:13 pm
                                          It is wonder why IE is bent upon to highlight even the small news of a particular political party as if to settle some old scores
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                                            Nilesh Tendulkar
                                            Dec 1, 2016 at 7:25 am
                                            Congress lost because of corruption nepotism arrogance and BJP is no different, and they will be shown the dust too. Don't be petty, nation is above political parties. Be loyal to nation not to Modis Rahuls n parties
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