Demonetisation, a bold but foolish decision: Rahul

Demonetisation, a bold but foolish decision: Rahul

Submitted by Kumuda on Thu, 2016-12-08 14:54 New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation was not a "bold but a foolish decision". Gandhi said the concept of Paytm -- an e-wallet service -- meant "Pay To Modi". He was speaking to the media as opposition leaders staged a silent protest near the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament premises after a month of the demonetisation decision that has caused widespread cash crunch. "It is an experiment conjured by the Prime Minister on individual basis, and every expert who had an opinion about this pushed aside and the Prime Minister took this so-called bold decision," Gandhi said. "But bold decisions can also be a foolish decision and this was a foolish decision, and it has devastated this country," he said. "Layoffs are happening every day. I was told L