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Demonetisation has the support of people: Pon Radhakrishnan

PTI
Published Dec 19, 2016, 4:07 pm IST
Updated Dec 19, 2016, 4:08 pm IST
The politician also said that while there are inconveniences due to implementation, people are accepting it for the greater good.
File Photo of Minister of State Pon Radhakrishnan (Photo: PTI)
 File Photo of Minister of State Pon Radhakrishnan (Photo: PTI)

Pondicherry: Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan on Monday said demonetisation of high value notes has the public support as they felt that it was necessary for the economic development of the country.

Talking to reporters here, the Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, said through demonetisation the Prime Minister has come out with a decisive measure to save the country and take the nation on an "excellent" economic path.

 

Accepting that "there were certain difficulties for the people while implementing the demonetisation measure", he said "people are however bearing the pain for the larger gain to the nation and for its economic development."

On the allegation by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi that he (Gandhi) has information on "personal corruption" by the Prime Minister in the demonetisation matter, Radhakrishnan said that "Rahul Gandhi is a responsible Parliamentarian and hence he should come out with what he really has to say and what corruption charge he has to disclose against the Prime Minister."

 

"Mere levelling of charge without disclosing the details of the actual corruption charge amounted to causing a betrayal to the nation", he said.

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