Akhilesh writes to PM Modi to extend validity of Rs. 500 notes
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi informing him regarding the chaotic situation in banks causing law and order problems in the state and also demanded the PM to extend the validity of Rs. 500 currency notes till November 30.
What else Akhilesh Yadav wrote in the letter?
- The sudden step of scrapping Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 currency notes has left people clueless.
- Long queues at banks and ATMs have been witnessed since this very decision.
- In rural areas, there are fewer banks and ATMs, panicking farmers, patients, laborers, small dealers and common man.
- The state government is strongly against corruption and is with Centre in its every effort of eradicating Black Money.
- In the wake of disorders which began due to currency drought, I appeal PM to extend scrapping of Rs. 500 notes till November 30.
- I believe, seeing the disorder in the public, Centre will take appropriate action for the same.