Akhilesh Yadav Take On Black Money Will Make You Laugh: God Save UP
In a controversial remark, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said economists were of the opinion that PM Modi hints at more steps next year to root out black money helped the Indian economy in times of global recession.
“I am very clear on this…black money should not be generated. Economic experts say the magnitude of the global economic crisis at times is not felt in India because of strong (parallel) economy of black money,” he said.
“I am opposed to black money . I do not want it,” he said on the sidelines of Indo-Myanmar-Thailand Friendship Car Rally flag off here.
Akhilesh also said that whichever government had troubled the poor, it was shown the door by the masses. “This government has caused immense pain to commoners,” he said.
The chief minister was of the view that demonetisation will not serve the purpose of checking black money .