Kobe (Japan): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday warned that no Indian citizen with unaccounted for cash would be spared by the government.
Addressing Indian diaspora at Kobe, Japan, He said,” I salute each and every Indian for supporting the decision of scrapping of Rs 500/1000 currency notes.”
“Many families had weddings, health problems…yes they faced inconvenience but they accepted the decision. Money that has been looted has to be recovered. And the rules have to be same for everyone. This government will do everything to protect the interests of honest citizens,” he added.
Prime Modi further said India needs to be free from the menace of poverty, while adding that it was important to keep the decision of demonetization a secret and couldn’t share it with anyone.
“I am sure whatever happens in India makes you very proud. The good in India is happening due to 125 crore Indians. India is getting historically high FDI and is moving quickly on the path of economic progress, despite two years of serious drought, the entire world has acknowledged that India is the fastest growing large economy globally,” he said.
He said money that has been looted has to be recovered. (ANI)