Chidambaram knows better about black money, says Venkaiah Naidu
New Delhi, April 10: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Monday alleged that the black money surface during the UPA government tenure. The reaction came after the former Finance Minister P Chidambaram took to his Twitter handle and asked Modi if his demonetisation is for abolishing black money, then the money used for R K Nagar by polls was white money?
"We were told demonetisation has put an end to black money. Was money distributed in R K NAGAR white money?", Chidambaram posted.
We were told demonetisation has put an end to black money. Was money distributed in R K NAGAR white money?— P. Chidambaram (@PChidambaram_IN) April 10, 2017
Naidu said that Chidambaram knows better that in Congress tenure, the black money surfaced.
He added that despite efforts to curb black money, if things like distributing money take place in Tamil Nadu, then they should answer the authorities.
Naidu said that the opposition claims on IT raids are baseless and added that the IT officials should be congratulated for the works they are doing.
On April 9, the Election Commission canceled the R K Nagar by polls after the cash-for-votes issue surfaced. The IT officials claimed that the money was distributed to the voters.