Dec 14: Former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of buying land worth crores of rupees in several states just before demonetization movie.
Hooda asserted that it indicates that party leaders knew about the move before it was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8.
“On one hand, hapless middle-class people have to queue up outside ATMs and banks for hours for their own money, while on the other, lakhs and crores of rupees in black money is being recovered from the possession of BJP leaders.”
“Not only that, purchase of land worth crores of rupees by BJP in several states shortly before demonetization shows party insiders and its industrialist friends knew about it in advance,” Hooda alleged.
The Congress leader also accused the Narendra Modi government of “making” the poor stand in queues to for their own money and using the Rs 600 crore deposited in the banks after demonetization for “repaying debts of Rs 600 lakh crore of its industrialist friends”.