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BJP to celebrate demonetisation anniversary as anti-black money day: FM

The opposition has declared that it will observe 'black day' on November 8

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley addressing a Press Conference at BJP headquarters  in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley addressing a press conference at BJP headquarters in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced that the will celebrate as 'anti-blackmoney day', countering the opposition which has declared that it will observe 'black day' on the first anniversary of

Addressing a press conference, Jaitley said this would be a "priority programme" for the and senior party leaders, as well as Union ministers, will participate in it.

He also listed out steps taken by the to counter

"will be celebrated as anti-day," Jaitley said.

The BJP's move comes after around 18 political parties announced that they would observe as 'black day' against note-ban, which they termed as the "most ill-conceived and hasty decision" by the NDA government.

First Published: Wed, October 25 2017. 18:14 IST
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