Mumbai, Jan 18, 2017: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday launched a vitriolic attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi by comparing the decision of demonetisation on Indian economy with the disaster wreaked by the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The Sena said in its party’s mouthpieces editorial Saamana and Dopahar Ka Saamana: “By dropping the ‘atom bomb of demonetisation’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reduced the Indian economy to Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ‘All are dead’.”
While accusing PM Modi of “not heeding anybody”, the Sena said the Prime Minister did not listen to the advice of even the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) before spiking Rs 500 and 1,000 notes on November 8 last year.
“Just like the deaf-and-dumb parrots sitting in his Cabinet, (Urjit Patel) was appointed the RBI Governor and the country’s economy has been reduced to shambles,” the Sena noted.
However, the party led by Uddhav Thackeray is any ally of the ruling BJP in the Centre and Maharashtra.