24 ( ANI ): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a potshot on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reminding him of his earlier promise of bringing back black money
14bn through the Hill Metal Establishment and this black money
was meticulously whitened by transferring it into different accounts,' he said.
A video posted by the Prime Minister said the nation was in a dire state due to corruption and black money
when he became the Prime Minister, and called demonetisation a step which was never taken before or even thought of in independent India.
Justice Faisal Arab remarked that concerns of black money
arise as Tareen showed high agricultural income.
During 2014 alone, the inflow of black money
was about USD 101 billion while the outflow was USD 23 billion, it said.
Modi said people should not have been surprised with the demonetisation decision as he had been vocal and frank about his campaign against black money
and corruption in the run up to the 2014 polls.
No one disputes the urgency to get rid of the menace of black money
and fake currency.
The threshold need not be made public or it shall encourage people who deposit black money
to do so below the threshold prescribed.
Calling the move one that would fight the disease of black money
, Modi said all Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes must be deposited at post offices and banks by the end of December.
In the 2014 elections, nobody tapped the public mood against corruption as well as Narendra Modi - one of whose promises included bringing black money
stashed abroad back to the country and crediting each citizen's bank account with Rs 15 lakh.
The Swiss Banking Association said that India, which took fourth place for outflow, holds more black money
than the rest of the world combined.
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titled "It's Raining Black