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P Chidambaram says add another Rs 50,000 cr to total demonetisation cost

He also asked whether RBI would reveal the breakdown of the Rs 50,000 crore "loss/expenditure"

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Former finance minister P Chidambaram. Photo: PTI
Former finance minister P Chidambaram. Photo: PTI

In yet another jibe at the over demonetisation, former P. on Friday said another Rs 50,000 crore should be added to the cost of the exercise that was undertaken last year.

"Cost of demonetisation: Add another Rs 50,000 crore revealed by RBI," he tweeted in the wake of an RB statement that it would pay Rs 30,659 crore as dividend to the in 2016-17, less than half of the dividend transferred a year earlier.

He also asked whether would reveal the breakdown of the Rs 50,000 crore "loss/expenditure".

"Will also tell us cost of destroying and cost of printing new/replacement notes," asked in another tweet.

First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 15:54 IST
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