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“Had she(Mrs. Indira Gandhi) done note ban when needed, I would not have had to carry out this big task. For the Congress, it is never ‘dal se bada desh‘ (country bigger than party). For them only their party’s interest comes first,”

-Narendra Modi

It was said by Mr. Narendra Modi in an election rally in Himchal Pradesh for canvassing for his party BJP.

Fact checking:
*On January 14, 1978, Mr. Morarji Desai and his finance minister Mr. H.M. Patel did demonetization of Rs 1,000, 5,000 and 10,000 notes.
*The highest currency note in circulation during Mrs.Indira Gandhi’s tenure (1980-1984) : Rs 100 (Rs.500, Rs.1000)
*In 2001, the Vajpayee government re-introduced the Rs 1,000 note
*On November 08, 2016, Mr. Modi and his finance minister Mr. Arun Jaitley did demonetization of Rs.500 & Rs.1000 introduced new Rs.500 & Rs.2000 . 

Our 71st Independence Day Speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was full of lies and misleading truths. This is a very disappointing set of events to make Demonetisation look to be a good move.

Can we believe the speech of Modi at the election rally in UP regarding Manipur’s Pineapple  ?

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