Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his demonetisation move that allegedly failed to achieve its key objectives. Addressing a press conference, the Congress president fired a salvo at Modi and said the decision to ban the currency notes all of sudden was not a mistake but a planned move to help his 10-15 capitalist friends to turn their black money into white.
#05:58 PM: There is a huge list of unfulfilled promises and lies. His words hold no meaning anymore. The man [PM Modi] is lying: RaGa
#05:55 PM: India-France joint statement clearly states that the 36 aircrafts in question will be of the same configuration: Congress President
#05:52 PM: I have no problem in creating a Joint Parliamentary Committee, where all facts can be disclosed: Rahul
#05:50 PM: There are clear facts in Rafale case. Anil Ambani has ₹45000Cr debt. He formed the company 10 days before the deal. What is the deal between Anil Ambani and PM Modi?: Congress President
#05:44 PM: During UPA regime, NPAs were ₹2.5 lakh crore. It has now jumped to ₹12.5 lakh crore.
#05:42 PM: The objective of Demonetisation was very clear. It was to help PM Modi's friends. Demonetisation was not a mistake, it was a deliberate move: Rahul Gandhi
#05:40 PM: PM Narendra Modi must answer to the people of this country why this decision was taken and wrecked the economy, something no PM did in the last 70 years: Rahul Gandhi
#05:33 PM: We have seen in the case of Gujarat's Cooperative Banks, of which @AmitShah is a Director, where ₹ 700Cr worth of money was deposited:
#05:30 PM: PM Narendra Modi must answer to the people of this country why this decision was taken and wrecked the economy, something no PM did in the last 70 years: Rahul Gandhi
#05:28 PM: The RBI annual report proves that all his objectives failed. I want to state the real reason of Demonetisation to everyone. PM Modi's 10-15 capitalist friends were defaulters. He helped them to turn their black money into white
LIVE: Press briefing by CP @RahulGandhi and @rssurjewala. #ModiDemonetisationScam https://t.co/AbMd2IvxUk— Congress (@INCIndia) August 30, 2018
#05:25 PM: PM had promised that black money, terror funding, and fake currency will be eradicated: Congress President Rahul Gandhi