New Delhi, November 27: The decision on demonetisation was a tough one, but it was aimed at making the Indian economy stronger said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing in his 26th edition of Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.
While slamming the opposition for raising their voice against demonetisation, he said, "I can understand the inconvenience that people are going through but the problem will be over soon."
"Our nation is suffering for 70 years due to the menace of black money and we are committed to eradicate this menace," he added. He also said that few people are still trying to convert black money into white money by using poor people. ''Their are strict laws in place which will take care of those using the poor as as shield'', Modi added.
Giving a push for the country to go digital, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed the people, particularly the youths, to embrace e-banking and mobile banking for cashless transactions. PM Modi also urged people to end their complete dependence on cash.
Modi further talks about the Surat couple who choose a simple way to get marriage due to demonetisation. ''There has been 300% increase in the use of Rupay card after poor started using it'', says Narendra Modi.