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Demonetisation required for nation's growth: Aamir Khan

Updated: Nov 12, 2016 16:22 IST      
Demonetisation required for nation's growth: Aamir Khan

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov. 12 (ANI): Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Saturday said if demonetisation of currency is required for the growth of the nation. He also said in case 'Dangal' his next film suffers losses, it was not something calamitous.

Speaking at the song launch event of the movie, Khan told the media, "All these issues that what is right of the nation are more important. We should not notice its short term impacts. What all is required for the nation should be done and for that if my film is being affected, then that is not something big."

However, director of the movie ' Dangal' Nitesh Tiwari said, "At one point of time, people are going to make their own priorities. Demonetisation is bound to affect certain things, but at the same time, it will also benefit certain things. And we would look it through larger picture."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday warned that no Indian citizen with unaccounted for cash would be spared by the government.

Addressing Indian diaspora at Kobe, Japan, He said," I salute each and every Indian for supporting the decision of scrapping of Rs 500/1000 currency notes."

"Many families had weddings, health problems...yes they faced inconvenience but they accepted the decision. Money that has been looted has to be recovered. And the rules have to be same for everyone. This government will do everything to protect the interests of honest citizens," he added.

Prime Modi further said India needs to be free from the menace of poverty, while adding that it was important to keep the decision of demonetization a secret and couldn't share it with anyone.

"I am sure whatever happens in India makes you very proud. The good in India is happening due to 125 crore Indians. India is getting historically high FDI and is moving quickly on the path of economic progress, despite two years of serious drought, the entire world has acknowledged that India is the fastest growing large economy globally," he said.

He said money that has been looted has to be recovered. (ANI)

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