A Step Towards Corruption Free India

Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, made a very bold move towards a corruption free India by announcing the ban on higher denomination currency notes of 500 and 1000 on 8th November 2016. When the entire world was glued to their television set for the US presidential elections, Modi stole the thunder by his announcement.

Some tweets from the prime minister after him addressing the nation:

How can the general public exchange their existing denominations?

This is certainly a historic step for the history of India. Mr. Modi tweeted about this.

A lot of celebrities came forward to show support for this historic move.

Well, no one expected this but Mr. Sharad Pawar also tweeted his support for the move by Mr. Narendra Modi.

With the demonetization of 500 and 1000 people took to Twitter to rant about their concerns and support with hashtags, #Currency, #BlackMoney, and #ModiFightsCorruption.

Some of the best tweets from these hashtags are mentioned below.

PM Narendra Modi in his historic war on black money scrapped the old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 and in place, brought in new notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2000. But you can still use your old notes till midnight of 11th November 2016.
  • All railway stations will accept old notes for booking
  • Safal outlets will accept the old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes
  • All the Ration shops and PDS shops will also accept the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes
  • Public sector Petrol Pumps will also accept Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes
  • All government hospitals will accept your old Rs 500, 1000 notes
  • All government dispensaries will accept the old notes but only with a doctor’s prescription
  • Co-Operative societies will, for all purposes accept the old notes but will have to maintain a register of all the transactions
  • Government dairies will also use Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes which have been scrapped today by Narendra Modi but will have to maintain a register for the same
  • Airports will accept the old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes and will also set up facility for exchanging currency limited to exchange of Rs 5000

Here is the entire address.

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A Step Towards Corruption Free India

Indian PM Narendra Modi addressed the public and demonetized Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes for a corruption free India. Check out more here.

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