Money trail could be done through other ways, no need to put thousands of people to misery: P Chidambaram on demonetisation

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New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday said that the Centre could have introduced other ways to trail money if it was the sole purpose of demonetisation, there was no need to put thousands of people to misery. The Congress leader said, "If money trail is the only person for which you did demonetisation, you could have captured the money trail without demontetisation for example, I had introduced the banking cash transaction tax. Anybody who deposits or withdraws a large amount of money in cash will leave a trail, and you could go after the trail, why did you have to put thousands of people to misery?"

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