New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetisation, saying that the latter owed people an answer on why he inflicted such a deep wound when alarming problems like unemployment still prevails.
At a press conference, Gandhi termed demonetisation as the country’s “biggest scam” and alleged that money was taken from common people and given to “crony capitalists”.
“Prime Minister Modi should answer why he inflicted a deep wound like demonetisation when issues like unemployment and low GDP rate remained,” he said, referring to the RBI’s report on the outcome of the demonetisation exercise. According to the RBI’s report, over 99% of the banned currency is back in banks.
“Demonetisation was not a mistake, but done deliberately to attack people,” the Congress chief further said.