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Scindia blames Modi for fall in rupee's value, says sent Indian currency to 'shamshan'

Press Trust of India  |  Mathura (UP) 

has blamed Prime for the drop in the value of the Indian currency, saying he has sent the rupee from the ICU to the cremation ground.

Addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh's district on Friday evening, also criticised over demonetisation and the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST).

The in charge of western countered the claim of that he had done in five years what the could not do in 70 years.

blamed Modi for the falling rupee's value from about Rs 60 to a US dollar during the UPA regime to about Rs 70 now.

"'Modi ne rupaye ko ICU se shamshan pahuncha diya' (Modi has sent the rupee from the ICU to the cremation ground)," Scindia said in Ral village while campaigning for party candidate for the seat.

The Congress cited demonetisation, the condition of traders after the implementation of the GST as examples of the "misrule" of Modi.

The former alleged that the in the state was so miserable that people had started labelling as "Crime Pradesh".

Scindia said the Congress would ensure employment to the unemployed, safety to women, proper value for the produce of farmers and minimum income under the Nyay scheme if the party comes to power.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 20:20 IST