PM Narendra Modi has finally spoken up in the parliament today, however, not on the request of Congress to break silence over demonetisation. Modi said, “the country is above the party” at the Parliamentary meet today.
“Before, the ruling party indulged in corruption, like with Bofors and the spectrum scam. At that time, the opposition came together to agitate, but today, the ruling party and the NDA are fighting to defeat black money and it is being opposed by the opposition”, he added.
PM Narendra Modi meets Congress Party members
“Today is (December) 16th and the date of Bangladesh’s liberation. At that time when (Bangladesh was declared liberated) the opposition didn’t ask for proof of that, but today the opposition asks for proof.”
“For the ruling BJP and the NDA the country is above the party, but it was the opposite for the Congress when it was in power. For it, the party was bigger than the country.”
Narendra Modi further asked the people to accept cashless society “as it will be transparent and effective” medium for transacting.
PM Narendra Modi also met with the delegation of Congress leaders today to further talks on alleviating the suffering of the farming community, loan waivers and the demonetisation issue. The Congress party leaders included Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, Anand Sharma, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Mallikarjun Kharge and Raj Babbar.
The Congress party leaders said that they asked Narendra Modi to start taking steps for the betterment of the farmers as, after the import duty cut, they have suffered massively. Rahul Gandhi added that the PM only listened to them while they suggested measures for the betterment of agriculture and he did not say anything about their suggestions.