Rifat Jawaid’s video blog: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monetisation announcement leading to scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 2000 notes have wreaked havoc in the lives of ordinary Indians. These Indians, primarily middle-class citizens, have no money to spend and are being forced to go through unspeakable hardship for no fault of their own.
Parents are being forced to see their loved ones die because their money suddenly has no value. They are just pieces of papers, as described by Modi in his address to the nation on 8 November.
In this video blog Janta Ka Reporter’s editor-in-chief, Rifat Jawaid, argues why Modi’s announcement smacks of political opportunism and is inherently flawed in so many ways.
Do watch the video below: