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New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over note ban and asked whom did he consult before announcing demonetisation.
He also sought to know how much black money has been recovered since November 8.
“Modiji has performed demonetisation ‘yagna’ for 50 families and one percent super rich people of the country,” Gandhi told reporters here at the party headquarters on Congress Foundation Day.
“Many people have suffered and for this loss, the government should give compensation,” Gandhi said.
Daring Modi to reveal the actual amount of cash recovered since the November 8 announcement of scrapping the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, Gandhi said, “Modiji should reveal how much black money has been recovered post November 8?”
“How much economic loss nation has suffered? And how many people lost their lives?” he added.
Attacking the Prime Minister, Gandhi said, “Modiji should also reveal the list of people who deposited more than Rs 25 lakh in their bank accounts, two months before November 8.”
(With inputs from ANI)