Demonetisation part of long-term measures against graft, black money
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is committed to changing the quality of the life of poor people and the move to demonetise higher value currency was a part of the long term measures against corruption and black money in the country. “Our commitment is to change quality of life of poor. Demonetisation part of long term measures against corruption, black money,” he said.
“Corruption a big social evil and unregulated flow of currency a big stumbling block in containing graft,” he said. PM Modi also asked the party members to use their ‘organisational strength’ to win the poor over as that was true service to God. “Serving people amounts to serving God,” he said. Stressing on bring transparency in political funding, the prime minister said BJP fully supports the idea of transparency in political funding. He also added, “For us poor and poverty not just about winning polls it’s an opportunity to serve.”
Modi was addressing the two-day National Executive meet of the Bharatiya Janata Party at New Delhi on Saturday.