Lucknow, Dec 13: Controversial Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Tuesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying, “even if money is not reaching anywhere, Modi’s message has been reaching everywhere.”Also Read - Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor: You Will Soon Reach Delhi From Dehradun in Just 2.5 Hours | All You Need to Know
” I never addressed PM Modi as a Prime Minister, always called him a ‘Badshah’ and Badshahs are like that,” Khan stated, hitting out at PM Modi over the inconvenience people are facing due to demonetisation.
Yesterday, Azam Khan at the inauguration of a water treatment plant in Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), lashed out at PM Modi over demonetisation. “It has become worse and has left many jobless and causing a lot of inconvenience to people,” the senior Uttar Pradesh minister said. He added that Prime Minister was unable to bring back black money from foreign soil.
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The scrapping of old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 was announced on November 8, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to win over corruption and black money. Since then people have been standing in long queues outside banks and ATMs to withdraw money and the situation has not yet improved. Interestingly, after the announcement was made, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was first to support the demonetisation move, but later took u-turn on the issue. Also Read - BSF Celebrates 57th Raising Day, To Exchange Sweets With Pakistan On Attari-Wagah Border