PM Narendra Modi Justifies ‘Big’, ‘Tough’ Steps Amid Demonetisation Criticism

Sep - 07
2017

PM Narendra Modi Justifies ‘Big’, ‘Tough’ Steps Amid Demonetisation Criticism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi justified demonetization, which was criticized, saying his government was not afraid to make “big” and “difficult” decisions in the country’s interest. As for the Indian diaspora in Myanmar yesterday, he said that his government could make such decisions because it considers the country above politics. In addition to the demonization movement announced on November 8 last year, he named the Pakistan-based Kashmir surgical strikes last year and the goods and services tax that was launched on July 1. large “and” difficult “decisions made by his government.” In the national interest, we are not afraid to make big and difficult decisions because for us the country is above politics. Whether it is surgical strikes, demonetization or the GST, all decisions have been taken without any fear or hesitation, “Prime Minister Modi said. As for the ban on the notes, the prime minister stated that” he took a step to curb the black money and he had helped identify that there were lakhs of people who had rups drops in the bank accounts but never paid the income tax.

He also said that registration of more than two lakh companies had been canceled in the last three months as they have resulted in participating in black money laundering. “To deal with corruption, we banned Rs 500 and Rs, and about 10 corrupt people accused 125 of their wrongdoings, which was not acceptable to us,” Prime Minister Modi said in a 35-minute address ” I had no idea where the black money came from and where it was, “he said. His justification for demonetization came in the context of the criticism of the opposition’s decision. Congress called the ban on notes a “disaster” and said it had “completely failed”, while “corrupt earnings made unexpected gains.” The Prime Minister also talked about the GST, saying that a “fair trade environment” had been created in the country within two months of its launch. The Prime Minister said that during the last three years his government had initiated massive changes and provided rules to eliminate the country’s potential.

“Now the villagers have begun to believe that India can move forward, obstacles can be broken,” he said. “We are not just changing India but transforming India. We do not change India, we are building a new India,” he said, adding that 2022 was the goal year to achieve it because it coincides with the country’s 75th anniversary of independence. In the context of building a new India, he spoke of the commitment to free the country from problems such as terrorism, communalism and corruption. The Prime Minister also said India believes in sharing the benefits of its development with its neighbors and helping them when needed. He referred to the launch of the satellite South Asia a few months ago and said that its benefits have been benefited by all neighboring countries that joined him. Pakistan refused to join the project announced by PM Modi soon after its prime minister in 2014.

Speaking of helping neighbors, he said that India was the “first responder” when needed, and in this context mentioned the earthquake in Nepal, the Maldives water crisis and Cyclone Myanmar. “We have fulfilled the responsibility of a neighboring property,” he said. He also mentioned the evacuation carried out by India in West Asian countries, including those in other countries, and said: “In this regard, we do not check the color of their passports.” With regard to the need for closer cooperation with Myanmar and other East Asian countries, PM Modi, who visited Myanmar for three days, said Kaladan’s multimodal transport project should be a “development corridor.”

He told the meeting that the Indian government had already made decisions to merge Overseas Citizenship Cards (OCI) and people of Indian origin (OIP) and remove police reports for those with long-term visas among various measures for their benefit. He also greeted Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, saying he was always there, ready to help any troubled Indian anywhere in the world. “People facing problems around the world through contacts Sushmaji the tweets without hesitation … I think there will be a Foreign Minister like Sushmaji any part of the world that actively helps compatriots on difficulty only on the basis of a tweet” , said Mr. Modi. The Prime Minister, who made his first bilateral visit to Myanmar, spoke of the historical importance of the neighboring country in the context of the struggle against freedom in India.

In naming Subhash Chandra Bose, Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak Rabindranath Tagore and Bahadur Shah Zafar, he said that Myanmar had become a “second home” for those who had to leave their homes during the struggle against freedom. He said that the communication infrastructure between India and Myanmar has been improved to facilitate increased trade and contacts between people. He said that a road between Imphal and More, the border point with Myanmar had improved at a cost of Rs. 1.6 billion rupees, through increased trade and travel between the two countries.

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