Demonetisation was a thoughtless and rash decision that turned out to be a colossal mistake and imposed a huge cost in terms of denting economic growth and heaping misery on millions of ordinary people.
Is it right to push sex workers to the brink by such a move and then highlight it as a positive side of demonetisation? Sex workers are also human beings and citizens of this country, said Smarajit Jana, chief advisor of Durbar.
To prevent the crowd from breaking the barricades, police used water cannons against the masses. Because of this, the rally could not move forward and they had to move back from gurdwara. SHO Ajay Kumar said no one was injured in water cannon attack.
Asked why the Modi government didn’t expose those who have taken the global tax havens’ route to evade taxes, he said, “Some treaties don’t allow naming of the persons. But the list we have submitted to the Supreme Court has many more names.”
In an attempt to end block money and corruption in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of high-value currency notes on November 8, 2016. On the first anniversary demonetisation, here are the pictures of how the common people dealt with this move.