PM Modi addresses nation on New Year Eve, vows to continue fight against corruption | Top quotes
During A Televised Address, The Prime Minister Warned Officials And Bankers Not To Indulge In Corruption As It Would Invite Strict Action From The Government. Modi Also Announced Several Sops For Women, Small Traders, Senior Citizens And Farmers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on New Year's eve, 50 days after the demonetisation move.
During a televised address, the Prime Minister warned officials and bankers not to indulge in corruption as it would invite strict action from the government. Modi also announced several sops for women, small traders, senior citizens and farmers.
Here are the top quotes from PM's speech
# Problems which the people have faced for the betterment of the country is an example in itself
# The government has information that only 24 lakh people in the country admit that their annual income is more than Rs 10 lakh. It is unbelievable
# Their should be a national debate on holding simultaneous Parliament and state polls
# After the completion of 50 days of the demonetisation move, the government is now focusing on normalisation of banking services
# Indian economy had cash circulation disproportionately higher than similar sized economies which had led to price rise
# It is known world wide that Maoism, terrorism and the business of counterfeit currency flourish from black money
# The government advocates strict punishment for the corrupt and awards for honesty
# Serious offences by bank and government officials post-demonetisation have come to light, no one will be spared
# I appeal to all political parties to shed ‘Holier than thou’ attitude and unite in the fight against corruption
# I ask businessmen and farmers to use the 'BHIM' app for cashless transactions
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First Published : 31 Dec 2016, 08:37:00 PM