NEW DELHI, 13 Dec — RIA Novosti. Prime Minister Narendra modi asked citizens to “help him” during the 50 days with the eradication of illegally acquired capital in the country.
The Premier said in the first public speech in India after the announcement of his monetary reform. Wednesday in India as part of the fight against the shadow economy, corruption, counterfeiting and the financing of terrorism withdrawn from circulation banknotes in denominations of 500 and 1000 rupees (about 480 and 960 rubles) — the biggest banknote in the country. The citizens of the country forced the fourth day to stand in line to get rid of old banknotes and get a new one.
“I know what forces I have attempted. I know people who will be against me now. I plunder that they had amassed over more than 70 years (since India’s independence — ed.). They will not allow me to live. They will destroy me. Let them do what they want. Help me for 50 days. The country should just help me for 50 days,” said modi, speaking in the Goa. Stream presentations were made to local channels.
He stressed that the currency reform, which was a surprise to all, should not be perceived that way. He said that we should not be surprised by such a move, because even during the election campaign for the 2014 parliamentary elections openly said that he would fight with “dirty money” and corruption.
“Didn’t you ask me to deal with black money? If you asked me to do this, should I do this or not? Tell me, if you asked me, then, you have represented that there will be some inconvenience,” said modi.
He recalled that one of the first decisions of his government in 2014 was the formation of the Committee, who was involved in the tracking of “dirty money” and finding their return to India.
In addition, modi said it is preparing “other projects” to combat corruption.
“It’s not the end. That’s not the point. I tell you openly, that’s not the point. I have ideas of several other projects, how to stop fraud and corruption in the country. These projects are being prepared”, — said the Prime Minister.
He also noted that he is leading the fight against corruption and “dirty money” for “poor, honest people, those who work tirelessly to survive.”