‘Selectively leaked’, Congress says demonetisation a big scam

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TAKING ON the BJP government on the opening day of Winter Session of Parliament, a combative Congress Wednesday alleged that the government's decision to withdraw Rs 1,000 and 500 notes was India's "biggest scam", as the decision was "selectively leaked".

Calling the government "insensitive" to problems faced by the people, Sharma accused it of having created an environment where the Opposition is being attacked for asking questions and branding anti-nationals, and rejected the contention that the move was aimed at stamping out black money and counterfeit currency.

Speaking later in the day, Sharma's fellow Congress leader Pramod Tiwari said the move has brought PM Modi in league of autocrats like Muammar Gaddafi, Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler, a comparison that drew strong reactions from the treasury benches.

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