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Proud to be part of this movement, Vardhan on demonetisation

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Lauding Prime Minister Modi for decision to demonetise high-value currency notes, Union minister Harsh Vardhan today said, people could face "little discomfort", but they are a part of the "great movement" the country is witnessing.

"People may feel a little discomfort, but they are a part of a great movement that will greatly benefit the country. I am proud to be a part of this great movement," the Union Minister of Science and Technology said.

He was speaking at the 111th Annual Session of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Vardhan also visited Chandni Chowk and interacted with traders to understand difficulties they were facing due to of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

Vardhan, a MP from Chandni Chowk, told the traders though there were some difficulties now, in the future a new trading system would develop which would make them prosperous.

Office-bearers of Gurdwara Sheeshganj, Hindustani Mercantile Association, Nai Sadak Vyapar Sangh, Saree Merchant Association, Stationary Merchant Association, Card Merchant Association and Hardware Traders Association welcomed the minister at various places.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 21:13 IST