Kolkata, June 2 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that financial emergency is still on in India and people do not have the freedom to withdraw money according to their will.
With this remark, Banerjee was referring to an Income Tax department advertisement warning people against indulging in cash transactions of above Rs 2 lakh.
While addressing , administrative review meeting at Pailan in South 24 Parganas district, TMC supremo said “I saw the advertisement today . That means financial emergency is still on. Nobody has any freedom… even if you earn, you can’t do anything. You can’t withdraw money (as per your will).”
Earlier, on Thursday Baneerjee criticised BJP-led central government over the deceleration of GDP growth , by saying saying “drastic decline in productivity” due to demonetisation has proved to be true.