CPI (M) dubs Modi's emotional speech a "drama"
New Delhi, Nov 14 Senior CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat on Monday taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for getting emotional during his speech in Belgavi over the demonetisation issue and dubbed it as a "drama".
"Should we see the Prime Minister's tears or of a widow who is not getting her wage at the end of hard day's work (due to demonetisation). Should we see Pirme Minjister's teras or of those lakhs of plantation workers who are not getting their salaries? What is all this natakbaaji (Drama) by the Prime Minister," Karat told news agency ANI.
Prime Minister Modi, during his speech yesterday, became emotional while saying that he had sacrificed everything for the nation.
"Everything we do is for the betterment of the nation. I will leave no stone un-turned to transform the country...I have made sacrifices for, left even my family, for the nation," he said.
Meanwhile, long queues were seen outside banks and ATMs across the nation for the fifith consecutive day today. People faced a great deal of inconvenience as several ATMs kept going went dry due to cash crunch.
In a major attempt to tackle hoarding of black money, corruption and terror financing, Prime Minister Modi, on November 8, announced that all Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 rupee notes would cease to be valid in all forms of transactions.