Hyderabad, Dec 26 (PTI) The country’s economy was adversely affected after the NDA government introduced demonetisation and rolled out GST, CPI General Secretary S Sudhakar Reddy alleged here today. Also Read - D Raja Replaces Sudhakar Reddy as CPI General Secretary

“Demonetisation of high value currency notes and GST led to turbulence in the country’s economy. They resulted in crores of people losing their livelihood. The prices of essentials food items are rising,” he said. Also Read - Interim budget a jumla; BJP destroying institutions: CPI

The NDA government supported capitalists at the cost of farmers and the working class, Reddy told a meeting organised here on the occasion of the party’s 92nd formation day. Also Read - CPI slams NDA over NSSO report

The BJP-led government also attacked secularism in the country, Reddy claimed.

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