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Mayawati seeks apology from Modi, BJP over demonetization

IANS  |  Lucknow 

on Friday demanded an apology from for the "painful and forced" demonetization he ordered two years back.

In a statement, the former Uttar Pradesh said that so far none of the benefits propagated by and the in justification of the note ban had come true.

"Facts and data prove that the nation and its people have suffered the hasty decision of demonetization and that like its other poll promises this too was a bundle of lie," said.

She charged the and the with breaking the spine of the honest and hard working people and creating joblessness while helping their favourites in turning black money into white.

The acquired massive property in the run up to the demonetization, said.

A party which took power in 2014 with the promise of 'acche din' (good days) has done nothing for people's welfare, farmers and the poor, she pointed out.

She termed the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes ordered in November 2016 a result of the "ego and dictatorial attitude of a single man" -- referring obviously to

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 17:30 IST
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