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BJP is using Rs 2,000 notes to influence Karnataka polls: Ajay

Prime News, State, (Bhopal), April 18:-Launching a stinging attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Madhya Pradesh Assembly’s Leader of the Opposition Ajay Singh on Tuesday alleged that the BJP is using Rs 2,000 notes for influencing Karnataka assembly elections.

In a statement issued here, Singh said that Rs 2,000 notes are falling short in supply in the market because the BJP was using it in a massive manner to affect Karnataka assembly polls.

Reacting to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s statement that a conspiracy is behind Rs 2,000 notes missing from circulation, he said, “What is the Centre and the state government doing if that is the case? Who would expose the conspiracy?

Currency circulation has come down in the country, public is confronting problems and the Chief Minister is trying to hide failure by making undue statements he said.

Meanwhile, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday called the recent cash crunch as a result of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’ Government’s weak banking system.

“Modi ji has destroyed the banking system of the country, that’s what I have to say about it. During demonetisation also we were forced to stand in queues as he (Prime Minister Modi) snatched 500-1000 rupee notes from our pockets and put in businessman Nirav Modi’s pocket,” the Congress supremo said.

He also took a dig at BJP-led Central government’s slogan ‘Ache Din’ and questioned as to when ‘these goods days’ are going to come.

The people in various states of the country, including Delhi, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Bihar are facing cash crunch and are not able to withdraw cash from some ATMs.

Earlier, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley called the cash crunch as a ‘temporary shortage’ and assured that the situation will be tackled quickly.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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