Poor people worst hit due to demonetisation: Mayawati

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 16 (ANI): Launching attack on the NDA government on demonetisation, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday asked it to waive off farm loans and deposit the black money recovered by it into the accounts of the poor as they are the worst hit due to this 'unplanned' move. She said after so days after demonetisation people continue to suffer and the poor farmers have no money to sow their crops and labourers have been forced to return to their native places in the absence of work. "Farmers and the labourers are the worst affected due to government's decision of demonetisation. The labour have been forced to return to their native places in the absence of any work and farmers are unable to sow their crops in the absence of money," she added She further said that since the Modi government claims to have collected huge amount of money from its drive against black money, the government should deposit the money collected into the accounts of the poor, waive off farm loans. She also alleged that for Prime Minister Modi's political benefit he has taken such a hasty decision. "He has taken this decision without anyone's consent. He will be responsible for the deteriorating law and order in this country," she said. Responding to Rahul Gandhi's allegation against his 'corrupt' comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BSP supremo said if the parliament doesn't run and Gandhi is not allowed to speak and if he has some evidence against PM Modi, then he should call for press conference to reveal the facts. The Winter Session of Parliament is ending today though the chaos continued to reign in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha yesterday following continuous uproar on issues such as demonetisation and Agusta Westland case. Both treasury and opposition benches traded charges on each other for continuous disruption. (ANI)