Demonetize a crusade against corruption and black money; PM
Affirming that the government has launched a “crusade” against corruption and black money through demonetization, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for the cooperation of the opposition while its rivals called the decision ill-prepared and hasty, Causing “economic chaos”.
Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad alleged the decision to invalidate Rs 1000/500 currency notes was disclosed in advance to some people, including BJP leaders, and probably called the “biggest scam “.
He added, however, that his party is not for his return.
In his concluding remarks at the all-party meeting on the eve of the winter session, Mr. Modi took the floor to support the simultaneous elections of Lok Sabha and state assemblies and there should be one Public funding of elections while asking the parties to discuss the issue.
The government is ready to discuss all issues and respond to issues raised by the opposition, Modi said, hoping for a successful session by recalling the passage of the GST bill at the last session with the government. Cooperation of all parties.
“We have launched a crusade against corruption, black money and counterfeit money, which is also behind cross-border terrorism. All parties should meet on this issue of national interest,” he said.
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar informed journalists of the remarks made by Modi.
Speaking about the simultaneous polls, he said: “A crucial issue is how to make political financing transparent, how to implement public funding for elections, let all political parties debate and come to a conclusion .
“Polls are done separately, that there is an election, simultaneous elections,” he said, seeking to reach a consensus on the issue.