Support Modi’s ‘bold step’ on demonetisation, says Advani

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) BJP patriarch L.K. Advani on Wednesday welcomed the “bold and decisive step” taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his crusade against black money and urged citizens to support the initiative to make India “even greater”.

“I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking the bold and decisive step towards dealing with the problem of black money — a commitment and resolve that the BJP has always striven for,” the veteran leader said in a statement

The former Deputy Prime Minister said that through the decision announced on the previous night to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, Modi has “given an effective direction to the need to establish an accountable, transparent democratic system which is sensitive to the common man and is free from corruption”.

He urged all citizens to support the government initiative “to make India even greater”.