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Increased cash flow will help link rivers, welfare prog: Naidu

Press Trust of India  |  Tadepalligudem (AP) 

Union minister today said increased flow to the government post will help complete interlinking of rivers from Ganga to Cauvery, extend adequate crop and take up many other welfare schemes.

He said is a "dharma yuddham" (a just battle) against black money and corruption. He termed as "the people who stashed their ill-gotten wealth abroad".

"Very soon we will expose them," he said.

"Those who looted the country and were steeped in corruption were now trying to preach sermons. That's the face of the It was the party that let and black money grow," the Information & Broadcasting Minister said.

"This is a maha yagnam and a dharma yuddham that Modi has undertaken. People of the country should stand by him and help cleanse the economic system," he said, addressing a Kisan Rally organised by the here this evening.

He also paid homage to those killed in the terror attacks this day eight years ago.

was no doubt a "bitter pill" for (curing) a "long-term ill", Venkaiah observed, adding it would help build a "Swachh Bharat" in all senses.

"Tann, Mann and Dhan. Everything should be clean, not just the villages and cities. will help the poor, the farmers, the women and the youths. If your money is valid, it will not become invalid," he asserted.

Union Minister of State for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman said the Centre decided to ban import of refined palm oil from countries like Indonesia and Malaysia to help local farmers.

"Indian palm oil farmers were not getting remunerative price due to import of crude as well as refined palm oil. But now we have decided to stop import of refined oil so that the local farmers get the benefit and also the domestic oil industry can flourish," she said.

Prime Minister on November 8 had announced the decision of his government to demonetise currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 22:07 IST